Porsild, A. E. & W. Cody. endstream endobj 152 0 obj<>stream 2012. Leaves have three leaflets with a long erect petiole that is surrounded at the base by a membranous sheath. Weed Description A perennial with trifoliate leaves, stems that root at the nodes, and white flowers. And search more of iStock's library of royalty-free stock images that features Agricultural Field … The white clover content in the sward is obviously very variable, depending on many factors such as fertilization, grazing or cutting, grazing management etc. %%EOF "Sward composition, animal performance and the potential production of grass/white clover swards continuously stocked with sheep." "The effect of cutting and grazing managements on dry matter yield of white clover varieties (, Moseley, G., and J. R. Jones. It has a prostrate, stoloniferous growth habit. %PDF-1.4 %���� Growing white clover in Kentucky. endstream endobj 153 0 obj<>stream Excellent yield and persistence for a long haul clover. A new intermediate- type white clover with high stolen density helping it spread aggressively and rootdown avoiding hoof and grazing pressure. White clover is a cool-season perennial with a prostrate, stoloniferous growth form, 5 to 8 inches long. 0 Initially, it produces several compound leaves from a short stem that grows only a little, after which this stem rapidly elongates and becomes up to 1' long. 1. Adams, Norman R. "Detection of the effects of phytoestrogens on sheep and cattle." Description White or ladino clover is a long-lived perennial that spreads by creeping above ground stems or stolons that root at the nodes. In 1996 NZ produced almost 50% (5,000MT) of the world’s clover seed. From the stems, trailing along the surface of the ground, are developed upright leaves and flower-hearing heads, both provided with long stalks. 0000055881 00000 n Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares de Panamá 1–599. It is low growing, with heads of whitish flowers, often with a tinge of pink or cream that may come on with the aging of the plant. White clover, found throughout the United States, is a shallow rooted winter perennial legume which spreads by stolons or above ground runners. Description White clover (Trifolium repens L.) is a creeping, herbaceous, perennial legume that spreads by means of a branched network of stolons (Ecocrop, 2011; FAO, 2011). It generally has a prostrate, stoloniferous growth habit. "Altervista Flora Italiana, Trifoglio strisciante, Weißklee, vitklöver, "Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Trifolium repens", http://www2.ca.uky.edu/agc/pubs/agr/agr93/agr93.htm, http://extension.psu.edu/plants/crops/forages/species/white-clover, "Competition for pollinators and intra-communal spectral dissimilarity of flowers", "Experimental evidence for the ancestry of allotetraploid Trifolium repens and creation of synthetic forms with value for plant breeding", "Hybridization and Introgression between Two Diploid Wild Relatives of White Clover, Trifolium nigrescens Viv. 0000004495 00000 n G4639. It is native in Europe and Central Asia, ubiquitous throughout the British Isles,[17][3] introduced in North America, South Africa, New Zealand, Japan and elsewhere, and globally cultivated as a forage crop. H��T�r�0��+p��HJ������v�d�ԍ5�����-�xI%������l�ɡ^Hp��ǟ"�+XVB�Jj�t�cP��R�FJim!�2�O%��D�8˒P�t#�����N|�Dz^-�i ����E�� 0000063260 00000 n It is a herbaceous, perennial plant. Seed Characteristics When teddered, Stamina White Clover has proven to cure. Greenlands Flora 326 pp. The year the seed germinates, only short leaves and stems are produced and no flowers. White clover is widely adapted. [41], Trifolium means 'trefoil' (three-lobed leaves); this is Pliny’s name for trifoliate plants. *������H�j��Ko�̅f�0Ex�w��;"eP�):Óg� Grass and Forage Science 45, no. 2003. It also develops a taproot. 0000001480 00000 n [40], In India, T. repens is considered a folk medicine against intestinal helminthic worms, and an experimental in-vivo study validated that the aerial shoots of T. repens bear significant anticestodal properties. >Z�>Q���f�g�dZޡr��VI$��$yR��e�!rrl%��ز�)\���8�����S��b�t�N��0,�y�*�tx�~��,�������J�+��|&��;ƛrI��/j�s����I�2�T�c&���X����x��hz��v8����7n�6q��6ի`T,�'����М_��;0L�Ùx{B�����Y%�R��`��J�W ��ZT�Ao|��uSƵ���>�&�\mn�ڏ0;��Xc#j����� ~�z=�q����鮟y>����x��4���l���V. 137 0 obj <> endobj Kentucky. w�E��1Ų���3xi� �s=��jef�4���bf�_��䁊�k\�jED�i@�7���JD�/)�oj��aEC`@���F��>��3Ɣ��ȭ%��9�[ܰ4�lUi����T�+/%;��J.�F(J��0,33�h��f�7�b�4��B�~�g���m�#E�h�9'Q�pWH���O9p2ہ��d�v@f����Y�0���ʭ��H�t��d���_��Ts�~���z���B�^Tjܞ��)�����g�J������� ��Zc�me��h7������p=s��&ؠ�bP�|iLjI�0�0 ��> Description Trifolium repens, white clover, is a perennial legume that originated in Europe and has become one of the most widely distributed legumes in the world. The species name, repens, is Latin for "creeping". 2004. C1Fr��y�g��� Böcher, T. W. 1978. White clover, a low creeping perennial, is often used in lawn-grass mixtures and bears a white flower head often tinged with pink. [15] The leaves form the symbol known as shamrock. F4 %�/�TB�n�IHq��P>y�b�Ǣ�M���O��E�"ڗb����\������g����=�cx �TܷV� n�:���UK,��˯�d��i����_�t���u�rS7�x[g�AQ)$y$YQP��X����0�(;�8.�`�~��`�=�;? Description. 0000007059 00000 n [citation needed] They are not easy for humans to digest raw, however, but this is easily fixed by boiling the harvested plants for 5–10 minutes. H��UMo�0��W�h�+)�E����v0�C��c+�6�*,�A��GR��nI1���V����'��2�rE�BA���e 0000004738 00000 n "Effects of white clover (. [15] It is often added to lawn seed mixes, as it is able to grow and provide green cover in poorer soils where turfgrasses do not perform well. White Clover (Trifolium repens) Description: This herbaceous perennial plant is about 6" tall, branching from the base. about 110 to 170 kg N per hectare per year[25]) in root nodules of white clover obviates synthetic nitrogen fertilizer use for maintaining productivity on much temperate zone pasture land. The leaves are composed of three leaflets, which may or may not have a In clover …are red clover (Trifolium pratense), white clover (T. repens), and alsike clover (T. hybridum). 0000009833 00000 n +h!.r� �W�)��/�@^�V�����a�e�2�B�}��Q=�>��A�7C5��n��R*!�Iy��L�� Species of flowering plant in the bean family Fabaceae, Companion planting, green manure, and cover crops. Some stolons may be buried. View this species on GBIF cc-by-nc-sa-3.0 white clover includes 8 children: Trifolium repens L. (white clover) Trifolium repens ssp. x�b```�- R��A��bl,'n�30�: �:vΟ��B#�*�K�>��G�R���� i 6FAS -Ě`~�o�+�W}0Lj����8�9��ӄ4�+�50�S�~`d�4iʎ/�%�-O+x��33�1�c(`��$��@�������I���]@� ���X��Q�����\l�/S�$/�V������`R0 �)1� Siqueira, J. O., G. R. Safir, and M. G. Nair. Stems:smooth, hairless. 0000008893 00000 n No part of this periodical may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing from the publisher. White clover, a low creeping perennial, is often used in lawn-grass mixtures and bears a white… Except for deserts, it is found throughout California, to about 4900 feet (about 1500 m). Trifolium repens is a tetraploid (4n=32) with two diploid ancestors. White clover grows well as a companion plant among lawns, grain crops, pasture grasses, and vegetable rows. It is used as an Expectorant, Antiseptic and Analgesic properties. The leaves are composed of three leaflets, which may or may not have a “crescent” or “water mark” on the upper surface. It is adapted to a wide range of soils and climates and is grown for forage from Florida to the northeastern United States. White clover is found throughout the United States. Henning, J. C. and H. N. Wheaton. Estudio taxonómico de las Leguminosas del Parque Nacional Area Natural de Manejo Integrado (PN-ANMI) Cotapata, La Paz-Bolivia. 0000004987 00000 n zH{�e�R�H)'p���K��0���R\���R�_��K��v��=����Nn� ����+�]��iY�A9�� �� Seedlings Lane, L. A., J. F. Ayres and J. V. Lovett. The tincture of leaves is used as an ointment for Gout. The fresh plants have been used for centuries as additives to salads and other meals consisting of leafy vegetables. The genus name, Trifolium, derives from the Latin tres, "three", and folium, "leaf", so called from the characteristic form of the leaf, which usually but not always has three leaflets (trifoliolate); hence the popular name "trefoil". White clover is a low-growing forage legume used predominantly in pasture mixtures with grasses. "The Names of Plants". As a result, it has been sown on most farmed land in New Zealand at some time in the past. Download this White Clover Wild Flower In Midwest Usa Meadow photo now. Spherical seedhead Leaves: trifoliate, leaflets oval or heart shape may have light crescent mark on upper side. 0000005243 00000 n [citation needed]. White clover is often planted in pasture and forage mixes but also occurs as a weed of lawns, turfgrass, landscapes, and orchards. The stems are creeping and root at the joints. "Cyanogenesis potential and iodine concentration in white clover (. "Bloat incidence and liveweight gain in beef cattle on pastures containing different proportions of white clover (, Crush, J. R., and J. R. Caradus. 0000063491 00000 n Plant: rhizomatous, prostrate perennial with stolons from crown rooting at nodes. White clover can tolerate close mowing and grazing, and it can grow on many different types and pHs of soil (although it prefers clay soils). Cambridge University Press. Marticorena, C. & M. Quezada. "Stimulation of vesicular‐arbuscular mycorrhizal formation and growth of white clover by flavonoid compounds." "The physical digestion of perennial ryegrass (, Wolfe, E. C., and Alec Lazenby. Ladino clover, is a large form of white clover, originated near Lodi in the Po River Valley in northern Italy. Penn State University Extension. [23] Symbiotic nitrogen fixation (up to 545 kg N per hectare per year,[24] although usually much less, e.g. Red Clover RED CLOVER (Trifolium pratense L.) Botanical description: Red Clover is mainly biennial. White clover is a relatively low growing legume that spreads by stolons and can tolerate close grazing. "The pastoral significance, adaptive characteristics, and grazing value of white clover (, Caradus, J. R. "Genetic diversity within white clover (, Yadav, A. K. 2004. Gledhill, David (2008). endstream endobj 169 0 obj<>/Size 137/Type/XRef>>stream Useful species on infertile land (provided the soil is well fertilised with phosphorus and sulphur). 1980. Leaves and roots develop along the stolon at the nodes. The stems function as stolons, so whit… 0000055620 00000 n Get exclusive access to content from our 1768 First Edition with your subscription. Additional short fine roots arise at the nodes of trailing stems which It can be found growing naturally from the Arctic Circle to all parts of the temperate regions of the world. Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of white clover. Leaves: The alternate leaves are composed of 3 leaflets (trifoliate), which may or may not have a “crescent” or “watermark” on the upper surface; membranous stipules lanceolate to ovate, 5/32 to 13/16 inch long; leaf stalk long; leaflets obovate or oval, 3/1… [26][27][28] Such mixtures can not only optimize livestock production, but can also reduce the bloat risk to livestock that can be associated with excessive white clover in pastures. 137 34 [39] Dried white clover flowers may also be smoked as a herbal alternative to tobacco. Pharmaceutical Biology 42: 656–658. The leaves are trifoliolate, smooth, elliptic to egg-shaped and long-petioled and usually with light or dark markings. Description and Adaptation of White Clover (Trifolium repens) Origin First cultivated in northern Europe. A single plant has thus the faculty of spreading over a wide area. [18] In order to increase genetic diversity for breeding, research is focused on finding these ancestors. Trifolium repens, white or Dutch clover, is a perennial abundant in meadows and good pastures.The flowers are white or pinkish, becoming brown and deflexed as the corolla fades. 0000001303 00000 n 0000055398 00000 n White clover content. White Clover plant is considered Depurative, Tonic and Antirheumatic. 0000003633 00000 n Suited to a wide range of soils, being relatively tolerant of acidic soils. 0000063677 00000 n It provides high quality feed for animals, it fixes nitrogen because it is a legume, and it is tolerant of grazing and trampling. New Phytologist 118, no. 0000004459 00000 n <<36D7C7DECF4D5346BC3D5E7401DDD994>]>> [33] However, while there have been a few reports of phytoestrogenic effects of white clover on grazing ruminants,[33] these have been far less common than such reports regarding some varieties of subterranean and red clover. However, one can, but only rarely, possess four leaflets. [31] Formononetin and biochanin A play a role in arbuscular mycorrhiza formation on white clover roots,[32] and foliar disease can stimulate production of estrogenic coumestans in white clover. 0000000016 00000 n White clover is one of the most widely-grown forage legume crops in the world. Andrae, John. The leaves are trifoliolate, smooth, elliptic to egg-shaped and long-petioled and usually with light or dark markings. It improves forage quality above a pure grass stand and supplies nitrogen for grass growth. 0000012320 00000 n 3 (1990): 325-336. A major factor in this decline is that growers find it difficult to get consistent yields from white clover… Description White clover (Trifolium repens) is a perennial with creeping stems rooting at some nodes. Correa A., M.D., C. Galdames & M. Stapf. Clover species are generally small and are usually trifoliate (leaves possess three leaflets) although some species possess five or seven leaflets. 5 (1995): 1509-1515. Almost always, a white clover will be trifoliolate. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panamá. Description Trifolium repens,L, white clover, is a perennial legume that originated in Europe and has become one of the most widely distributed legumes in the world. Orr, R. J., A. J. Parsons, P. D. Penning, and T. T. Treacher. National Museum of Natural Sciences, Ottawa. Anticestodal activity of. [29] Such species mixtures also tend to avoid issues that could otherwise be associated with cyanogenic glycoside (linamarin and lotaustralin) intake on pure or nearly pure stands of some white clover varieties. Description Stamina White Clover is an excellent addition to pastures and even hayfields. The leaves are composed of three leaflets, which may or may not have a “crescent” or “water mark” on the upper surface. [38] Native Americans ate some species raw. Revista de la Sociedad Boliviana de Botánica 6(1): 13–51. trailer 2 (2003): 353-372. Addition of white clover to pastures will increase daily dry matter intake in livestock. 0000000994 00000 n Clover is the common name given to a group of approximately 300 leguminous plants in the genus Trifolium, in the family Fabaceae. and T. occidentale Coombe All rights reserved. It is a large leaf clover, very high in protein, vitamins, and minerals. White clover. 6th ed. Carlsson, G., and K. Huss-Danell. �&����t�in�v,�IS�d��\�Te,јe�sB5r�FQű���?��m1� Proposed ancestors of Trifolium repens include Trifolium nigrescens, Trifolium occidentale, Trifolium pallescens, and Trifolium uniflorum. Several species are cultivated specifically for fodder. Mature Plant Description. 0000001928 00000 n White Clover is abundant throughout the grassland, pastures and meadows of Scotland, it has a creeping habit with rooting stems, and the trefoil leaves common to all clovers. Ulyatt, M. J., D. J. Thomson, D. E. Beever, R. T. Evans, and M. J. Haines. 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White Cloud Crimson Clover Description White Cloud Crimson Clover is the only white-flowered Trifolium incarnatum cultivar in the U.S., if not the world. Description: A perennial legume with most growth in spring, summer and autumn. White clover is best suited to soils which have good moisture holding ability. Besides making an excellent forage crop for livestock,[37] its leaves and flowers are a valuable survival food: they are high in proteins, and are widespread and abundant. ��X��nx��=#ְ�);�U��n7� t�c0�����L�0�L^���+���R��E1'��������8�i�O���PQǸRx����ۣ [42], Repens means 'creeping' or 'stoloniferous'.[42]. macrorrhizum Boiss. 0000003999 00000 n Forages: an introduction to grassland agriculture. 556 pp. 0000007908 00000 n 0000005320 00000 n 0000002863 00000 n prostratum Nyman (Western Clover) Trifolium repens var. Include Trifolium nigrescens, Trifolium means 'trefoil ' ( three-lobed leaves ) ; this is ’... & Yadav, A. K. 2004 tolerant of traffic and a natural spreader Edition your! 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