Trifolium pratense L.

Red clover

source: Rob Hille (2007), publisher: Wikimedia Commons  (pub.domain)
source: Rob Hille (2007), publisher: Wikimedia Commons (pub.domain)

Nomenclature

GrinTax Trifolium pratense L.
The Plant list Trifolium pratense L.
English name Red clover



Crop relationship
Clover same genus



FLORON data (2014)
Indigeneity native
Trend since 1950 stable or increasing
Presence common
Status least concern
Legal protection unlisted

© NDFF, 2015
© NDFF, 2015

Legend distribution maps

upper map:

  • red: locations of presence from year 2000 onwards
  • blue: previous localities where the species has not been observed anymore after 1999.
  • source: Verspreidingsatlas.nl

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lower map:

Distribution area
Europe largest part of Europe
Asia W- and Central-Asia
Africa N-Africa
North-America largest part of North-America
South-America some locations
Australia SE-Australia
source: wilde-planten.nl, 2015
source: wilde-planten.nl, 2015

Expected distribution due to climate change

Expected distribution area in 2070 in the European region and in the Netherlands compared with current suitable areas under an optimistic and a pessimistic climate change scenario (see: About CWRnl / Methodology). Click on a map to enlarge.

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Optimistic scenario

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Distribution data GBIF, December 2016
Distribution data GBIF, December 2016

Pessimistic scenario

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Additional information