a European clover, Trifolium hybridum, having pink flowers, grown in the U.S. for forage.
- Also called alsike.
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How to use alsike clover in a sentence
The prevalence of alsike clover in a farming region is indicative of lack of lime.Right Use of Lime in Soil Improvement | Alva Agee
Most legumes like lime, and alsike clover is not an exception, but is far more acid-resistant than the red.Right Use of Lime in Soil Improvement | Alva Agee
This is the long-stemmed, viny kind, and its name is alsike clover.Mother Nature's Toy-Shop | Lina Beard
Would you want the alsike clover or sweet clover for an apple orchard?
alsike clover will grow on a soil too wet or containing too little lime for either of the former.The Young Farmer: Some Things He Should Know | Thomas Forsyth Hunt