FLORA OF ICELAND elements: Trifolium repens, white clover

Trifolium repens; the white clover is a common species of grasslands, roadsides, home gardens etc. The flowers are generally white but occasionally they may have a reddish color. It is a member of the Pea family (Fabaceae formerly known as Papilionaceae. The Icelandic name of this species is Hvítsmári.

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