The Zigzag Clover (Trifolium medium) is a flowering plant in the Fabaceae family of beans. It is also known as Crumb Clover.
It is common across Europe and the Caucasus.
It grows up to 20-45 centimetres (8-18 inches) tall.
It has creeping rhizomes with a straight stem. The leaves are 2-4 centimetres (one inch) long.
The flowers are blue to purple or pink to red. They are 2 centimetres (one inch) across with a spherical shape at the end of the stem. The petals are cup-shaped or tube-shaped fusions.
It blooms from May to August in the Northern Hemisphere.
Photographed at the Paris Botanical Garden, France, May 2022.
Photographer: Martina Nicolls
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