Hares-Foot Clover
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Taken at Pow Burn, Prestwick on 21st August 2008 using Nikon D40X
with Nikon 300 mm zoom lens.
 

Taken at Musselburgh on 19th June 2016 using Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode
Fact File
 
Hares-Foot_Clover.
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AKA:
Trifolium arvense.
Fabaceae.
Herbaceous annual.
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It grows in dry sandy soils, typically found at the edge of fields, in wastelands and at the side of roads.
Mid Spring - Late Summer.
10 - 40 cms.

The pale pink flowers are covered in soft hairs, giving it the downy look of a hare's or rabbit's paw, hence the common name.