Trifolium hybridum Linnaeus 1753 (Family Fabaceae)


Plant

Leaf

Flower

Fruit

Height: 30-90cm
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Perennial, Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering May - September (Earliest: 12.6)

Protective Chemicals
Flavonoids Isoquercitrin, Isosativan, Maackiain, Medicarpin,
Methoxymaackiain, Populnin, Quercetin, Sativan

Biotopes:
Meadows
Flower Visitors:
Bombus lucorum
Parasites:
Erysiphe trifolii

Agromyza nana

Liriomyza bryoniae
Possible Parasites:
Delia florilega Larva
(Leaf Miner)

Delia platura Larva
(Leaf Miner)

Hydrellia griseola Larva
(Leaf Miner)

Calliopum aeneum Larva
(Stem Miner)
Herbivores:
Euclidia glyphica Larva

Autographa gamma

Several Curculionidae
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

Agriotes sputator Larva

Phyllopertha horticola Larva
Sapivores:
Aphrophora alni Nymph

Aphrodes bicinctus
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


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