Trifolium angustifoliumCommon name: Narrowleaf Clover

Meaning of name: Trifolium is from the Latin words tres, meaning three, and folium, meaning leaf. Angustifolium is from the Latin words angusti, meaning narrowed, and folius, meaning leaf.

Distribution: Occurs from Perth to Denmark.

Remarks: A herb to 60 centimetres tall. The pink flowers are produced from September to December. This plant is a native of the Mediterranean region.

References: Western Weeds, A Guide to the Weeds of Western Australia. BMJ Hussey, GJ Keighery, J Dodd, SG Lloyd, RD Cousens. 1997.
Western Australian Plant Names and their Meanings, a Glossary. FA Sharp. 1996.
Flora of the Perth Region. NG Marchant, JR Wheeler, BL Rye, EM Bennett, NS Lander, TD Macfarlane. 1987.