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alsike

(ˈælsaɪk; -sɪk; ˈɔːl-)
n
(Plants) a clover, Trifolium hybridum, native to Europe and Asia but widely cultivated as a forage crop. It has trifoliate leaves and pink or whitish flowers. Also called: alsike clover
[C19: named after Alsike, Sweden]
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Alsike clover; Large gravel lot and adjacent field; Rare but locally common; C = 0; BSUH 17952.
It's composed of King annual ryegrass, Dwarf Essex rape and several clovers, including crimson, alsike and berseem.
Alsike clover (Trfolium hybridum), available from specialty growers and rural seed suppliers, also can be grown in damp areas.
4) HUNTER'S SPECIALTIES Vita-Rack Fall Mix contains a blend of dwarf essex rape, alsike clover, sugar beets, Hobson rape, Samson turnip, and Dynamo turnip.