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alsike

(ăl`sīk): see cloverclover,
any plant of the genus Trifolium, leguminous hay and forage plants of the family Leguminosae (pulse family). Most of the species are native to north temperate or subtropical regions, and all the American cultivated forms have been introduced from Europe.
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Among clovers that grow in the southeastern USA, alsike (T.
Alsike clover is a short-lived perennial adapted to cool, moist areas.
Kubota J, Lemon RE, Allaway HW (1963) The Effect of Soil Moisture Content Upon the Uptake of Molybdenum, Copper and Cobalt by Alsike Clover.
The usual alfalfa-based hay mix was: 12% alfalfa; 16% brome; 25% meadow fescue; 25% creeping red fescue; 16% Russina wild rye; and 6% alsike clover (Alan Skrepnek, Planning and Communications Officer, Water Resources Branch, Manitoba Conservation).
Alsike Clover--A short-lived perennial clover, Trifolium hybridum, used in much the same manner as red clover.
The fertilised soils on Longslip have been oversown with introduced grasses [perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne) and cocksfoot (Dactylis glomerata)] and clovers [white clover (Trifolium repens) and alsike clover (T.
This week, while out on one of her 5-mile loops through the Simi Valley hills, Garges spotted the pink petals and hairy tufts of alsike clover coming into bloom.
If you are a beekeeper, alsike clover, broad beans, sweet clover, buckwheat and phacelia will give your bees a good supply of nectar.
Western United Russian knapweed States, Canada Cultivated Plants Alsike clover Tribolium hybridum Eastern, North central North America Avocado Persea americana Southern United States Azalea/laurel/ Rhododendron spp.
Legumes used for hay include alfalfa, various types of clover (such as red, crimson, alsike and ladino), lespedeza, birds-foot trefoil, vetch, soybean and cowpeas.