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Trifolium alexandrinum L.
Egyptian Clover

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Aphididae  Nearctaphis bakeri @ AMNH_PBI (1)
Cicadellidae  Empoasca terminalis @ III (1)
Colletidae  Colletes intricans @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Colletes maidli @ AMNH_BEE (11)
Dothioraceae  Kabatiella caulivora @ BPI (1)
Erysiphaceae  Erysiphe polygoni @ BPI (1)
Mycosphaerellaceae  Rhabdospora alexandrina @ BPI (2)

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Trifolium alexandrinum L.
Egyptian clover

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General Information
Symbol: TRAL6
Group: Dicot
Family: Fabaceae
Duration: Annual
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : L48   I
Other Common Names: berseem clover
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Click on a scientific name below to expand it in the PLANTS Classification Report.
Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Fabales
Family Fabaceae ⁄ Leguminosae – Pea family
Genus Trifolium L. – clover
Species Trifolium alexandrinum L. – Egyptian clover

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Yarrow, G.K., and D.T. Yarrow. 1999. Managing wildlife . Sweet Water Press. Birmingham.

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover
High Average 25-50% of diet Regular source of cover
Low 5-10% of diet Infrequently used as cover
Minor 2-5% of diet Sparsely used as cover
Moderate Average 10-25% of diet Occasional source of cover

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Trifolium alexandrinum
Trifolium alexandrinum
ID: 0000 0000 0213 0093 [detail]
© 2013 Jake Ruygt

Trifolium alexandrinum
Trifolium alexandrinum
Egyptian Clover
ID: 0000 0000 0618 1536 [detail]
© 2018 Zoya Akulova

Trifolium alexandrinum
Trifolium alexandrinum
Egyptian Clover
ID: 0000 0000 0618 1537 [detail]
© 2018 Zoya Akulova

Trifolium alexandrinum
Trifolium alexandrinum
Egyptian Clover
ID: 0000 0000 0618 1538 [detail]
© 2018 Zoya Akulova

Trifolium alexandrinum
Trifolium alexandrinum
Egyptian Clover
ID: 0000 0000 0618 1539 [detail]
© 2018 Zoya Akulova

Trifolium alexandrinum
Trifolium alexandrinum
Egyptian Clover
ID: 0000 0000 0618 1540 [detail]
© 2018 Zoya Akulova

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