White Clover Trifoliumrepens

WEED
IDENTIFICATION

white clover weed identification

White Clover Trifoliumrepens

A very recognisable weed found in lawns and turf. White Clover is a perennial weed meaning that it returns year after year. This low growing weed has creeping runners that travel along the surface and can quickly colonise a lawn and choke out the grass in a short period of time.
The leaves are a characteristic shape, divided into three leaflets, occasionally found as four which deemed to be lucky!

The flowers are often found above the leaves, generally white in appearance and found throughout the summer. This plant prefers good quality soils and is found less in dry or shady conditions.

 

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