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Trifolium medium

Common Name(s): Zigzag clover
Family: Fabaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 120 to 240 (days)
Abs.Max=68° (F)    Opt.Max=61° (F)
Opt.Min=46° (F)    Abs.Min=39° (F)
Precipitation: 24 to 31 (in.)
Winter Minimum: 14° (F)
Soil pH: 6 to 7
Soil Texture/Type: Light to medium textured soils
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response: Long day
Light Intensity: Bright to cloud
Prefers soils of medium depth and high fertility.
Sclerotinia, Helminthosporium/Bipolaris, Cercospora, Anthrachose, Powdery Mildew, Rust
Environ. - erosion control, Animal Food - fodder, Animal Food - forage, Genetic - pot. genes for red clover
Temperate, subtropical
Geographical Origin:
Caucasus, Siberia, Western Asia, Europe
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