Trifolium repens
Whitetop Clover (alien)
Fabaceae or Pea Family
2-5 inches tall - white
Clover (of any species) is a great soil-enricher and conditioner. Its symbiotic root bacteria produce fertilizing nitrates from free nitrogen gas and its deep taproots break up compacted soils.
11,200' - McCullough Gulch - Summit County, CO
Photo by Jane Hendrix