Trifolium dubium Sibthorp 1794 (Family Fabaceae)


Plant

Leaf

Flower

Fruit

Height: 10-30cm
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Perennial, Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering May - September (Earliest: 11.5)

Protective Chemicals
Phenolics Resveratrol
Amino Acids Canavanine

Biotopes:
Meadows
Flower Visitors:
Thymelicus lineola
Parasites:
Erysiphe trifolii

Ischnopterapion virens Larva
(Stem Borer)
Possible Parasites:
Hydrellia griseola Larva
(Leaf Miner)

Calliopum aeneum Larva
(Stem Miner)
Herbivores:
Sitona lineatus

Ischnopterapion virens
Possible Herbivores:
Vanessa cardui

Several Erebidae

Several Tortricidae

Chiasmia clathrata Larva

Scotopteryx chenopodiata Larva

Noctua comes Larva

Nomophila noctuella Larva

Several Curculionidae

Neocrepidodera ferruginea

Agriotes obscurus Larva

Phyllopertha horticola Larva
Sapivores:
Piezodorus lituratus
Possible Sapivores:
Several Miridae

Aphis fabae

Aulacorthum solani

Brachycarenus tigrinus

Aphrodes makarovi
Possible Florivores:
Phytocoris varipes
Possible Granivores:
Adelphocoris lineolatus Nymph

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Lesser Trefoil


Pictures © 2003, 2004, 2005 J.K. Lindsey

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