Trifolium resupinatum L. - Reversed Clover, Persian Clover
Family - Fabaceae
Flowering - March - August.
Habitat - Lawns, fields, waste ground, disturbed sites, roadsides, railroads.
Origin - Native to Eurasia.
Other information - This weedy but attractive species can be found scattered throughout Alabama. The plant is easy to identify becasue of its bright pink flower clusters. The flowers are turned upside-down giving the flower clusters a more spreading look than those of a typical Trifolium.
Photographs taken off Hwy 80, Montgomery County, AL., 4-9-05.