Hop Clover

Photo showing some flowering stems of a clover called Hop CloverFamily: Fabaceae (Bean, Pea, Legume Family)

Genus: Trifolium (Yellow Clovers) | Species: agrarium

Description: Very low-growing with small, yellow pea-like flowers clustered together in oblong heads of 15 or more flowers situated above leaves that are divided into 3 wedge-shaped leaflets; Flower heads and leaflets about 1/2″ long; Stems mostly smooth and erect; Leaves alternate and finely toothed; Middle leaflet distinctly stalked. (winter annual or biennial)

Habitat: Lawns, fields, and roadsides;

In Bloom: July – September

A patch of Hop Clover in bloom, viewed from above.