Trifolium stellatum

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaFabaceaeTrifoliumTrifolium stellatum


An annual which has been long-naturalised on shingle in Sussex and has recently been found at a similar site in S. Hampshire. Elsewhere it occurs as a casual on waste ground and rubbish tips, where it possibly arises as a wool alien. Lowland.



World Distribution

Native of the Mediterranean region and S.W. Asia; naturalised in Australia.

Atlas Change Index: -0.41

Distribution information

JNCC Designations


PLANTATT - Attributes of British and Irish plants. (.zip 1455KB) This dataset was compiled and published in 2004, and last updated in November 2008. Download includes an Excel spreadsheet of the attributes, and a PDF explaining the background and nomenclature. Note that the PDF version is the booklet as published, whereas the Excel spreadsheet incorporates subsequent corrections. A hardcopy can be purchased from the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology.

Atlas text references

Atlas (106a)