Alpine Clover(2)

Trifolium dasphyllum

Alpine Clover
Trifolium dasphyllum

Family: Pea (Fabaceae)
AKA: Whiproot Clover
Photo taken on: July 14, 2007
Location: Scarps Ridge, GV, CO
Life Zones: Subalpine to alpine
Habitat: Rocky slopes

Bi-colored flowers grow on a long stalk from a mat of grayish, narrow, sometimes folded leaves.

Trifolium nanum

Dwarf Clover
Trifolium nanum

Family: Pea (Fabaceae)
AKA: Deer Clover
Photo taken on: July 20, 2011
Location: Cottonwood Pass, CO
Life Zones: Subalpine to alpine
Habitat: Meadows, gravelly slopes

Grows to 2" in a tight mat. Flowers are ¾" long ranging from white to purple.

Pink Round Clusters