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Red clover

Trifolium pratense


It is widely grown as a fodder crop, valued for its nitrogen fixation, which increases soil fertility. For these reasons it is used as a green manure crop. Several cultivar groups have been selected for agricultural use, mostly derived from var. sativum. It has become naturalised in many temperate areas, including the Americas and Australasia as an escape from cultivation.


Some type of clover.

1 species ID suggestions

Jopy 4 years ago
Red clover
Trifolium pratense Trifolium pratense

1 Comment

Ricardo Salgueiro
Ricardo Salgueiro 4 years ago

Thanks jopy


Lat: 39.47, Long: -8.47

Spotted on Feb 2, 2015
Submitted on Feb 2, 2015


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