crimson clover

  1. a European clover, Trifolium incarnatum, of the legume family, having heads of crimson flowers, cultivated as a forage plant in the U.S.

Words Nearby crimson clover Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use crimson clover in a sentence

  • Among lime-loving plants crimson clover has a rightful place, but it makes fairly good growth where the lack of lime is marked.

  • A rotation for the South might be corn, crimson clover, cotton, crimson clover; this rotation covering a period of two years.

    The First Book of Farming | Charles L. Goodrich
  • For green manure nothing is better than cowpeas as a summer crop and crimson clover as a winter crop.

  • Every farmer should see that a patch of rye, crimson clover, or some other winter green crop is grown near his chicken-house.

    The Dollar Hen | Milo M. Hastings
  • This year Mr. Hammond has sown a field with a fourth kind--crimson clover.

    Wildflowers of the Farm | Arthur Owens Cooke