Red Clover Trifolium pratense LinnaeusNon-native    
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Fabales   >   Family Fabaceae   >   Genus Trifolium   

Status:

Common throughout the state in any open habitat. May bloom at anytime of the year.

Where to find:

Look for blooming Red Clover in any open habitat across the state.

Relationships:

Host plant for the butterfly Eastern Tailed-Blue.

Host plant for various moth species including Black-marked Ancylis Moth and Clover Head Caterpillar Moth (Gilligan, Wright, & Gibson, 2008).

There are 721 records in the project database.

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Red Clover in Caroline Co., Maryland (8/30/2017). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Red Clover blooming in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/29/2019). Photo by David Illig. (MBP list)

Red Clover blooming in Caroline Co., Maryland (5/25/2014). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Red Clover in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/11/2011). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Red Clover in Kent Co., Maryland (10/23/2020). (c) Wayne Longbottom, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Red Clover blooming in Allegany Co., Maryland (6/16/2012). Photo by Kimberly Booth. (MBP list)

Red Clover in Kent Co., Maryland (10/23/2020). (c) Wayne Longbottom, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Red Clover in Kent Co., Maryland (5/24/2016). Photo by Dan Small. (MBP list)

Red Clover in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (7/12/2016). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Red Clover in Caroline Co., Maryland (10/11/2020). (c) Wayne Longbottom, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Red Clover in Caroline Co., Maryland (10/3/2020). (c) Wayne Longbottom, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Red Clover blooming in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (5/8/2016). Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

Red Clover in Calvert Co., Maryland (9/30/2017). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Red Clover in Dorchester Co., Maryland (5/10/2019). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

White form of Red Clover in Caroline Co., Maryland (5/15/2019). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

A white form Red Clover in Talbot Co., Maryland (7/4/2016). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

White form of Red Clover in Dorchester Co., Maryland (7/31/2016). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Red Clover hosting a female Sachem in Washington Co., Maryland (5/20/2013). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

Red Clover hosting a Gray Hairstreak in Howard Co., Maryland (6/28/2015). Photo by Kevin Heffernan. (MBP list)

Red Clover hosting a Dun Skipper in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (5/27/2007). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Red Clover in Caroline Co., Maryland (5/4/2019). (c) Ashley M Bradford, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Ashley Bradford. (MBP list)

Red Clover in Caroline Co., Maryland (5/4/2019). (c) Ashley M Bradford, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Ashley Bradford. (MBP list)

Red Clover in Howard Co., Maryland (8/21/2020). (c) johnbotany, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by John Hall. (MBP list)

Red Clover in Worcester Co., Maryland (5/26/2020). (c) Wayne Longbottom, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Red Clover in Worcester Co., Maryland (8/20/2016). (c) nycticorax, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by nycticorax via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Red Clover in Worcester Co., Maryland (8/20/2016). (c) nycticorax, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by nycticorax via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Red Clover in Caroline Co., Maryland (5/27/2020). (c) Wayne Longbottom, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Red Clover in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/31/2020). (c) Tanya Riseman, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Tanya Riseman via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Red Clover in Worcester Co., Maryland (4/16/2020). (c) Wayne Longbottom, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)


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