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 pisi

Erysiphe trifolii

Ischnopterapion virens Larva (Stem Borer)
Possible Parasites:
Delia florilega Larva (Leaf Miner)

Delia platura Larva (Leaf Miner)

Hydrellia griseola Larva (Leaf 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

Otiorhynchus porcatus

Phyllobius glaucus

Neocrepidodera ferruginea

Agriotes obscurus Larva

Agriotes sputator Larva

Phyllopertha horticola Larva

Sminthurus viridis
Sapivores:
Piezodorus lituratus
Possible Sapivores:
Adelphocoris lineolatus

Globiceps flavomaculatus

Aulacorthum solani

Macrosiphum euphorbiae

Peribalus strictus

Piezodorus lituratus

Brachycarenus tigrinus

Aphrodes makarovi

Euscelis lineolatus
Possible Florivores:
Phytocoris varipes
Possible Granivores:
Adelphocoris lineolatus Nymph

Peritrechus gracilicornis

Dolycoris baccarum

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Lesser Trefoil


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

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