Photos: Ferrypoint, Co. Waterford
Unstalked white to pale pinkish flowers with bell-shaped calyx tubes and outward-curving sepal-teeth. Obvate leaflets, downy on both sides, veins ccurving backwards. Procumbent or erect growth habit.
Rare, usually coastal, E and SE Ireland on thin infertile sandy or gravelly ground. Also found on parched coastal grassland.
Similar: Knotted / Soft Clover, T. striatum
Rough Clover, Trifolium scabrum. Ferrypoint, Co. Waterford. May 2009