crimson clover

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n crimson clover southern European annual with spiky heads of crimson flower; extensively cultivated in United States for forage
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Usage

In literature:

Crimson clover grows nearly all winter.
"Three Acres and Liberty" by Bolton Hall
And what first tempted the roving Bee, Was a head of the crimson clover.
"The Youth's Coronal" by Hannah Flagg Gould
I shall never forget the day I first saw a field of Crimson Clover.
"Wildflowers of the Farm" by Arthur Owens Cooke
It might be improved as follows: Oats, peas, crimson clover, cotton, crimson clover, corn.
"The First Book of Farming" by Charles L. Goodrich
These crops include cow peas, soy beans, crimson clover, and to a limited extent, burr clover.
"Clovers and How to Grow Them" by Thomas Shaw
Crimson clover, which is a winter legume, usually does best when seeded alone, although rye or some other grain often seems helpful to it.
"Agriculture for Beginners" by Charles William Burkett
On hard lands it is well to sow two or three quarts per acre of crimson clover seed.
"The Practical Garden-Book" by C. E. Hunn
A Machine that Harvests Crimson Clover Seed.
"Making Your Camera Pay" by Frederick C. Davis
Sammy was jumping up and down in a patch of crimson clover.
"The Cinder Pond" by Carroll Watson Rankin
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In poetry:

You have secret conferences
With hay that never lies
You marry the parables
Of coal and crimson clover
"The Right To Speak" by Rene Guy Cadou

In news:

We drove all over the county taking pictures in a field of Indian Paint Brushes, Crimson Clover and Bluebonnets.
2009 Concannon Crimson and Clover Conservancy Red Blend.
Crimson clover , a common cover crop, has nitrogen-producing qualities that make it a potential boon to both the environment and farmers, Oregon State University researchers want growers to know.
Honey, a buff Orpington, checks out crimson clover.
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