Wild Flowers Of Strathclyde Park


White Clover
Trifoilium repens
of the Pea family
a perennial
8-20 cm high
blooms June-September
likes meadows, fields, road verges, grassy banks
can be seen extensively throughout the Park

These flowers are a valuable source of nectar for bees. Their long tongues are able to access the nectar supply which lies relatively far down the tube formed by the petals. Some white clovers produce a subtance in their leaves which can cause sickness in any animal that eat them