CPC Plant Profile: Showy Indian Clover
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Showy Indian Clover (Trifolium amoenum)

Description
  • Global Rank: N/A
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Fabaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 135645
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 09/23/2021

Participating Institutions
Updates
  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, University of California Botanical Garden holds 1 accessions of Trifolium amoenum in orthodox seed collection. We are uncertain as to how many total seeds are in this collection.

  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden holds 13 accessions of Trifolium amoenum in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 4223 seeds of this species in their collection - although some may have been used for curation testing or sent to back up.

  • 08/05/2020
  • Seed Collection

Based on an August 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, University of California Botanical Garden has collected 1 seed accessions of Trifolium amoenum from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass an unknown number of maternal plants

  • 08/05/2020
  • Seed Collection

Based on an August 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden has collected 1 seed accessions of Trifolium amoenum from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass an unknown number of maternal plants

  • 01/01/2010

urbanization agriculture, competition with invasive plants, land conversion to agriculture, livestock grazing, and random events

  • 01/01/2010

extinct. The in California last seen in 1969 being cultivated by a private individual one plant in Sonoma County on private land owned by Occidental developer Joe Shepard The only known extant population is that found in 1996. This population consists of about 200 plants growing on two residential lots in Marin Co.

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Nomenclature
Taxon Trifolium amoenum
Authority Greene
Family Fabaceae
CPC Number 4319
ITIS 26213
USDA TRAM3
Common Names Showy Indian Clover
Associated Scientific Names Trifolium amoenum | Trifolium dichotomum
Distribution NA
State Rank
State State Rank
California S1
Habitat

grasslands - (this type of habitat is still available), low, wet swales, grasslands, and grassy hillsides

Ecological Relationships

Pollinators
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