Crimson clover is a type of clover which can be grown as a forage crop for cattle. It is native to Europe.
Crimson clover is sometimes grown on roadsides for erosion control.
Trèfle du Roussillon
Basic information and facts
Annual, biennial, or perennial:
It is an annual herb
The inflorescences are 3 to 5 cm tall and about 1.5 cm broad. They have a red or crimson color.
Trifoliate leaves with a long petiole. The leaflets are hairy and measure 8 to 16 mm across.
Climate and weather:
Plants are 20 to 50 cm tall.
Grown from seed
Grown as a forage for cattle and other animals because it is rich in protein. It can also be used for roadside erosion control.