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Picture of Alsike clover Plant press of Alsike clover
Alsike clover
Trifolium hybridum L.


Plant Description:

  • Widespread legume growing up to 60 cm tall in disturbed sites and ditches
  • Leaves of 3 leaflets on long stalks
  • Pink flowers
  • Nitrogen-fixing fodder - the roots have nodules that are made up of bacteria that take up nitrogen and convert into a form usable by plants
  • Found at Stop 1- on Interpretive Nature Trail, and Stop 2


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-Sourced from Budd's Flora of the Canadian Prairie Provinces, 1979 and
Plants of the Western Boreal Forest & Aspen Parkland, 1995.
Refer to references for full publication details.

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