Weekly Wildflowers – on 302 in New Hampshire

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Yellow Sweet Clover, Melilotus officinalis, Fabaceae
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Red Clover, Trifolium pratense, Fabaceae
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White Clover, Trifolium repens, Fabaceae
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Cow Vetch, Vicia cracca, Fabaceae
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Birdsfoot Trefoil, Lotus corniculatus, Fabaceae
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Large Leaf Lupine, Lupinus polyphyllus, Fabaceae
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Large Leaf Lupine, Lupinus polyphyllus, Fabaceae

The legume family definitely came into its own this past week – there were lush carpets of them everywhere on our ride home – roadsides in New England are pretty much their ideal habitat.

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