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)
Herbivores:
Leptidea sinapis Larva

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

Otiorhynchus porcatus

Phyllobius glaucus

Neocrepidodera ferruginea

Agriotes obscurus Larva

Agriotes sputator Larva

Phyllopertha horticola Larva

Sminthurus viridis
Sapivores:
Aphrophora alni Nymph

Aphrodes bicinctus

Megoura viciae

Lygus pratensis

Lygus rugulipennis
Possible Sapivores:
Adelphocoris lineolatus

Globiceps flavomaculatus

Aulacorthum solani

Macrosiphum euphorbiae

Peribalus strictus

Piezodorus lituratus

Brachycarenus tigrinus

Aphrodes makarovi

Euscelis lineolatus
Possible Florivores:
Phytocoris varipes
Granivores:
Protapion fulvipes Larva
Possible Granivores:
Adelphocoris lineolatus Nymph

Peritrechus gracilicornis

Dolycoris baccarum

Ecological Flora of the British Isles


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