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Starry Clover

Trifolium stellatum

Description:

Annual herb with taproot, nodules and erect or ascending stem less than 1 m tall. Leaves: Alternate, compound, trifoliate, dentate or serrate. Flowers: Zygomorphic, calyx 5-lobed and hairy, petals separate, corolla papilionaceous, petals clawed and white, pinkish to rose. Distribution: West Europe, Mediterranean region extending eastwards to Iran.

Habitat:

Sandy soils, edges of cultivation. Spotted in Seih-Sou, the suburban forest of Thessaloniki (Greece).

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17 Comments

KostasZontanos
KostasZontanos 6 years ago

Thank you, Francisco and Luis.

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 6 years ago

Congrats Kostas!

Francisco Ramírez
Francisco Ramírez 6 years ago

Kostas Congratulations !!! Beautiful flower...

KostasZontanos
KostasZontanos 6 years ago

Thank you, Marta!

The MnMs
The MnMs 6 years ago

Congrats! very pretty!

KostasZontanos
KostasZontanos 6 years ago

Thank you, Dr. Sherpa.

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 6 years ago

Congrats Kostas for the SOTD!

KostasZontanos
KostasZontanos 6 years ago

Thank you Bill.

beaker98
beaker98 6 years ago

Congratulations! Great photo and a very interesting plant,

KostasZontanos
KostasZontanos 6 years ago

Thank you Mark.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Amazing flower. Congratulations.

KostasZontanos
KostasZontanos 6 years ago

Thank you Daniele!

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 6 years ago

Congratulations Kostas!

KostasZontanos
KostasZontanos 6 years ago

Thank you Ashley!

KostasZontanos
KostasZontanos 6 years ago

Thank you Lisa. I am very happy that a plant is Spot of the Day!

AshleyT
AshleyT 6 years ago

Congrats Kostas, very beautiful plant and photos!

LisaPowers
LisaPowers 6 years ago

Congratulations KostasZontanos! You have us seeing stars with this Spot of the Day!

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KostasZontanos
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Αποκεντρωμένη Διοίκηση Μακεδονίας - Θράκης, Greece

Spotted on May 22, 2015
Submitted on Jan 19, 2016

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