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Running Buffalo Clover (Trifolium stoloniferum) is a member of the Bean family. It has white flowers tinged with purple which appear between May and July on a stem with a pair of leaflets unique to this species. The three leaflets of the clover lack the arrow-shaped "watermarks" other clovers have. This species has runners (stolons) that extend from the base of the stem, and is able to root and expand from a small clump of clover to one or more larger ones. It likes partly sunny locations with moist, fertile soil, tolerating only moderate disturbances such as mowing, trampling, and grazing.