alsike clover


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al·sike clover

 (ăl′sīk′)
n.
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-)
n.
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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Alsike clover (Trifolium hybridum, all Zones) also makes a thick cover in moist ground.
(1996b) Alsike clover (Trifolium Ellsbury & Baker (1988) hybridinum) Lappa clover (Trifolium lappaceum) Ellsbury & Baker (1988) Persian clover (Trifolium Ellsbury & Baker (1988); resupinatum) Pemberton et al.
Common non-native forage species found on the study sites (Figure 1) were red fescue (Festuca rubra L.), redtop (Agrostis gigantea Roth), white clover (Trifolium repens L.), and alsike clover (Trifolium hybridum L.).
Alsike clover is a short-lived perennial adapted to cool, moist areas.
Alsike clover was intermediate in response compared with white, arrowleaf (T.
Alsike clover sometimes poisons the skins of animals; especially whiteskinned ones.
If you are a beekeeper, alsike clover, broad beans, sweet clover, buckwheat and phacelia will give your bees a good supply of nectar.
Alsike clover, a pasture and hay legume adapted to and naturalized in parts of northeastern USA and Canada, was included for comparison.
Arakeri and Schmid (1949) grew alfalfa, sweetclover, red clover, alsike clover, and white clover in the greenhouse at 20 [degrees] C.
Arakeri and Schmid (1949) grew alfalfa, sweetclover (Melilotus officinalis Lam.), red clover, alsike clover (T.
(1991) compared genetic variation in naturalized red clover and alsike clover (Trifolium hybridum L.) populations with native running buffalo clover (T.
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