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:
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

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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