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white clover

n.
A common European clover (Trifolium repens) widely naturalized in North America, having rounded white flower heads. Also called Dutch clover.

white clover

n
(Plants) a Eurasian clover plant, Trifolium repens, with rounded white flower heads: cultivated as a forage plant

white′ clo′ver


n.
a clover, Trifolium repens, having white flowers, common in pastures and meadows.
[before 1100]
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Noun1.white clover - creeping European clover having white to pink flowers and bright green leaveswhite clover - creeping European clover having white to pink flowers and bright green leaves; naturalized in United States; widely grown for forage
clover, trefoil - a plant of the genus Trifolium
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But Melissa had already risen clear, and was heading for a breadth of virgin white clover, which to an overtired bee is as soothing as plain knitting to a woman.
Although the occurrence of wide-leaf adesmia in the south of Brazil might indicate a greater tolerance to acid soil relative to red and white clovers, there is not enough information on their degree of Al tolerance.
Red and white clovers have been sown in new leys, along with high sugar grasses.
Red and white clovers Green fields | have been sown in new leys, along with high sugar grasses.
For the ultimate in attraction, nutrition and persistence from fall into late winter and spring, mix oats with cool-season legumes, such as highly palatable Austrian winter peas and red or white clovers at 60/20/20-lbs ratio per acre (60 lbs wheat.
These include high-sugar and more digestible forage grasses, more persistent and consistent white clovers, high quality oats, improved turf grasses, and disease resistant pearl millet.
Balancing grasses with red or white clovers for optimum efficiency;
Caradus and Williams (1989) reported that the most persistent white clovers in New Zealand were collected from New Zealand pastures and possessed moderate to high levels of cyanogenesis and high stolon densities.
Voigt wants to combine the high yields of larger leafed white clovers with the hardy stolons of the small-leafed forms.
Their reseeding policy is based on a 10-year rotation of red clover leys, high sugar grasses and white clovers.
There are two new white clovers too - including Iona, which is a medium-sized leaf with very impressive autumn ground cover even under hard grazing.