Onobrychis viciaefolia

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Noun1.Onobrychis viciaefolia - Eurasian perennial herb having pale pink flowers and curved podsOnobrychis viciaefolia - Eurasian perennial herb having pale pink flowers and curved pods; naturalized in Britain and North America grasslands on calcareous soils; important forage crop and source of honey in Britain
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Onobrychis, Onobrychis - genus of Old World herbs having pinnate leaves and pink or whites racemose flowers followed by flat unjointed pods
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Sainfoin (Onobrychis viciaefolia Scop.) is an important perennial legume forage with higher crude protein contents which makes its productivity fundamental for beef cattle, sheep meat and dairy production industries (Carbonero et al.,2011) and it is planted in the arid and semi-arid areas of northern China.
They are rich in Cirsium acaule and Onobrychis viciaefolia, in addition to Phleum pretense, Scabiosa tomentosa, Brachypodium phoenicoides, Carex hallerana, etc.
Mn content ranged from 68 to 166 mg/kg, corresponding to the lowest and highest values of Brachipodyum pinnatum and Onobrychis viciaefolia, respectively.