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alsike clover

[al-sahyk, -sik, awl-] /ˈæl saɪk, -sɪk, ˈɔl-/
noun
1.
a European clover, Trifolium hybridum, having pink flowers, grown in the U.S. for forage.
Also called alsike.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; after Alsike, near Uppsala, Sweden
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  • For this reason, alsike clover should not be planted where pastures and hay will be used by horses.
  • In wet, low areas, ladino or alsike clover make good companion legumes.

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