A variety of non-native species in the verge between SW 5th and the I-405 on-ramp. Sorry for the blurry phone photos.
This plant seems to be a Three-Leafed Clover. Although it had no flower part to it like it does in the ID picture. This clover plant seemed bigger than the usual ones I have seen around. You can view it's size relative to my house keys in the second picture.
Light green, has 3 leaves (trifoliate). About 5 patches of them.
Many ants were near the soil and roots of the clovers.
Red flower in middle of photo. Leaves are trefoil.
Clover (Trifolium), or trefoil, is a genus of about 300 species of plants in the leguminous pea family Fabaceae. The genus has a cosmopolitan distribution; the highest diversity is found in the temperate Northern Hemisphere, but many species also occur in South America and Africa, including at high altitudes on mountains in the tropics. They are small annual, biennial, or short-lived perennial herbaceous plants. The leaves are trifoliate (rarely 5- or 7-foliate), with stipules adnate to...