Trifolium aureum Pollich
Common Name: HOP CLOVER
Coefficient of Conservatism: *
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Ad A-Forb

Roadsides, fields, railroads, meadows, gravel pits, clearings, and other disturbed ground; invading moist habitats and rocky or sandy forests. First collected in 1883 in Keweenaw Co.

The broad ± ovate (but acute) stipules of T. campestre and T. dubium will usually distinguish them readily from T. aureum with its prolonged lanceolate-ovate stipules.

Locations

Alcona County
Alger County
Allegan County
Alpena County
Arenac County
Baraga County
Benzie County
Berrien County
Calhoun County
Charlevoix County
    Only on Beaver Island
Cheboygan County
Chippewa County
    Including Drummond Island
Clare County
Crawford County
Delta County
Emmet County
Gladwin County
Gogebic County
Gratiot County
Houghton County
Iosco County
Iron County
Kalamazoo County
Keweenaw County
    Including Isle Royale
Lapeer County
Leelanau County
    Including Fox Islands
    Including Manitou Islands
Lenawee County
Mackinac County
    Only on Bois Blanc, Mackinac, Round Islands
Marquette County
Mason County
Mecosta County
Midland County
Monroe County
Montmorency County
Muskegon County
Newaygo County
Oakland County
Oceana County
Ontonagon County
Oscoda County
Ottawa County
Roscommon County
Saginaw County
Schoolcraft County
St. Clair County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 16, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1350.