alsike clover

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al·sike clover

A perennial European clover (Trifolium hybridum) with whitish or pink flowers, naturalized over much of North America and grown as a pasture and hay plant.

[After Alsike, near Uppsala in eastern Sweden.]

al′sike clo′ver

(ˈæl saɪk, -sɪk, ˈɔl-)
a European clover, Trifoliumhybridum, having pink flowers: grown widely for forage. Also called al′sike.
[1850–55; after Alsike, near Uppsala, Sweden]
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