|Scientific Name||Trifolium parryi||USDA PLANTS Symbol||TRPA5|
|Common Name||Parry's Clover||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||26304|
Life zones and habitat: Montane to alpine (9500 to 14000 ft.); along streams and open, moist areas.
Plant: Perennial 2 to 8 inches high, smooth leafless stems.
Leaves: Basal composite leaves divided into 3 obovate to elliptic leaflets 3/8 to 1-inch long; toothed edges.
Inflorescence: Round clusters of 15 to 20 reddish-lavender to purple flowers, each 1/2-inch long.
Bloom Period: June to August.
References: "Guide to Colorado Wildflowers" by G.K. Guennel, "Flora of Colorado" by Jennifer Ackerfield, American Southwest.
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