Vermont State Flower

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Vermont State Flower: Red clover

Scientific Name: Trifolium pratense

State Flower Description: The Red clover flower is a dome-shaped flower cluster which has a pink to red flower head that is made up of 100 to 125 small typical legume flowers. The Red Clover has many medicinal properties which include retard progress of cancerous tumours before ulceration has taken place, also used in skin problems, like psoriasis and upper respiratory tract problems.

Where It's Found: Red Clover is native to Europe, Western Asia and northwest Africa, but has been planted and naturalised in many other regions and can be found throughout the United States.

Vermont State Flower Dedication: 1894

 

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