Among clovers that grow in the southeastern USA, 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
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).
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
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.
Inbreeding in tetraploid alsike
clover, Trifolium hybridum L.
Clover; Central field; Infrequent; C = 0; BSUH 17554.
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.