Definition of Trifolium pratense
1. Noun. Erect to decumbent short-lived perennial having red-purple to pink flowers; the most commonly grown forage clover.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Trifolium Pratense
Literary usage of Trifolium pratense
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Practical Physiology of Plants by Francis Darwin, Edward Hamilton Acton (1909)
"(4) Compare the diastatic power of the leaves of Pisum sativum and Trifolium pratense. Experiments on Invertase and ..."
2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"The common name for Trifolium pratense, L.— Prior, p. 49. Clover, Plaister. Melilotus officinalis, L., Ger. (Plaister-Claver). ..."
3. Henderson's Hand-book of the Grasses of Great Britain and America: Their by John Henderson (1875)
"... trifolium pratense, is cultivated on a variety of soils, and is sown at different periods or intervals between February and May, either alone or with ..."
4. An Economical History of the Hebrides and Highlands of Scotland by John Walker (1808)
"Trifolium pratense, Linn. Red Dover. Clover, no doubt, will grow luxuriantly in many parts of the Highlands. A rainy climate is friendly to its ..."