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By Davros

Staffordshire, United Kingdom Gb

I've just found this attractive weed on my allotment,can anyone tell me what it is? It's about 9'' tall.





14 Jul, 2015


Trifolium rubens possibly, ornamental clover.

Doesn't look like Red Clover (T. pratense) that is used as green manure on allotments.

14 Jul, 2015


I think it's Trifolium incarnata, Crimson Clover. It will be a garden escape.

14 Jul, 2015


Could well be Crimson Clover as that is used as a green manure. I agree it is a bit short for T. rubens.

14 Jul, 2015


Thanks folks, I can see the clover resemblance now - although it hasn't got the classic clover leaf.

14 Jul, 2015


Definately not trifolium rubens. I grow that from seed and it's nothing like it.

14 Jul, 2015

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