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Trifolium alexandrinum

Common Name(s): Berseem clover; Egyptian clover
Family: Fabaceae
Growth Habit: Annual
Growing Days: 90 to 270 (days)
Abs.Max=95° (F)    Opt.Max=81° (F)
Opt.Min=61° (F)    Abs.Min=37° (F)
Precipitation: 18 to 35 (in.)
Winter Minimum: 32° (F)
Soil pH: 6 to 7
Soil Texture/Type: Medium; heavy
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response: Short day
Light Intensity: Very bright
Winter annual in Arizona and southern California.
Sclerotinia, Helminthosporium/Bipolaris, Cercospora, Anthrachose, Powdery Mildew, Rust
Animal Food - forage
Tropical-rainy, subtropical-dry summer, steppe and semi-arid
Geographical Origin:
Only cultivated
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