Alsike Clover (Trifolium hybridum)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Trifolium hybridum Accepted
Trifolium hybridum subsp. elegans Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Plant Height: 12 to 18 inches
Fruit: Edible to birds
Indehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Dynamic Accumulator: Nitrogen fixer
P (Phosphorus)
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Pollinators: Various insects
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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Location: Nature Reserve Gent, BelgiumDate: 2009-05-31
By bonitin
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Location: Nature Reserve Gent, BelgiumDate: 2009-05-31
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Location: Nature reserve, Gent, BelgiumDate: 2011-09-16
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Comments:
Posted by greene (Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) - Zone 8b) on Nov 28, 2015 10:51 PM

This link explains that Alsike Clover can cause liver damage in horses:
http://www.tsln.com/agliving/e...

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