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Trifolium arvense

Common Name(s): Rabbit foot clover
Family: Fabaceae
Growth Habit: Annual/Biennial
Invasiveness: Weed
Growing Days: 120 to 180 (days)
Abs.Max=68° (F)    Opt.Max=61° (F)
Opt.Min=48° (F)    Abs.Min=39° (F)
Precipitation: 28 to 35 (in.)
Winter Minimum: 14° (F)
Soil pH: 6.2 to 6.8
Soil Texture/Type: Light textured soils
Soil Drainage: Semi-Excessive
Photoperiod Response: Long day
Light Intensity: Clear to cloudy
Prefers well drained soils of medium depth and low fertility. Low salt tolerance.
Phytothora, Sclerotinia, Helminthosporium/Bipolaris, Cercospora, Anthrachose, Powdery Mildew, Rust
Animal Food - forage, Weed - possible seed contam.
Geographical Origin:
Macaronesia, Northern Africa, Northeastern tropical Africa, Asia Temp, Europe
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