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(First upload on July 15 2005. Last on June 29 2019) [ 日本語 | English ]

Trifolium repens L.






Mount Usu / Sarobetsu post-mined peatland
From left: Crater basin in 1986 and 2006. Cottongrass / Daylily

Trifolium L. (シャジクソウ)
Trifolium repens: Shirotsumekusa (シロツメクサ, 白詰草), white colver
(オランダウマゴヤシ/オランダゲンゲ/ホワイトクローバー)
Life form: nitrogen-fixing, perennial forb
Distribution: native to Europe (introduced to Japan in Edo Era)
Habitat: bareground - grassland
Seedbank (埋土種子): developed well
Use: pasture
f. giganteum Lagreze-Fossat (オオシロツメクサ)
f. roseum Peterm. (モモイロシロツメクサ)
Cultivars: lime, marriage
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Trifolium repens in Hokkaido


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ST4 ST5
[1] on July 11 2005, near the 4th crater of Mount Usu (flora). [2-4] at a forest edge near GSEES on July 18 2012. [5] along a mountain trail on the southwestern slope of Mount Koma (flora), southern Hokkaido, on July 10 2018, probably introduced by a road construction work.

f. roseum

ST1 ST2
[1/2] in N27/E2, East Ward, Sapporo, on June 21 2012.

Cultivars for gardening

cv lime

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[1/2] in a house garden, N12/E3, East Ward, Sapporo, on May 4 2019

cv marriage

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[1/2] in a house garden, N12/E3, East Ward, Sapporo, on May 4 2019

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