Scientific Name - Trifolium repens L.
Family - Leguminosae
.Low-growing perennial with creeping stems that root at the nodes. Stems smooth to sparsely covered with hairs. Leaves with three elliptic to oval shaped leaflets. Leaflets with small marginal teeth. Flower white, often with pink tinge, arranged in round heads. Reproduces by seed. Found throughout the continental United States and Hawaii. Also found in Canada, Mexico, the West Indies, Central and South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.