Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Red Clover


Trifolium (Latin for three leaves). Also
trefoil. In the pea family. Historically, farmers were said
"to be in clover" as a compliment as clover was planted
as a natural green manure after harvesting a crop and
meant that the farmer was finished for the season. In
my wildflower gardens I am in clover all the time.
9-15-09

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