Trifolium pratense Fabaceae
Not Native to the Finger Lakes Region, Europe; Naturalized in N. Amer.
An infusion made with the flowers has been a folk remedy for coughs and bronchitis as well as for skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis.
Mundy Wildflower Garden, Robison Herb Garden, Coy Glen, McLean Bogs, Ringwood Ponds, South Hill Swamp
Source of plant
Richters, Jardin de la Station Alpine Du Lautaret
Short-lived perennial to 2' in height; leaflets ovate to obovate, to 2 1/2" long, often hairy and with whiteblotch, stipules broad at base, awned apically; flowers rose-purple or rarely white in dense globose heads 1" long; calyx hairy outside.
USDA Hardiness Zone
other ethnobotanical uses, medicinal/pharmaceutical