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berseem clover

Syllabification: ber·seem clo·ver
Pronunciation: /bərˌsēm ˈklōvər
 
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Definition of berseem clover in English:

noun

A white-flowered clover. Native to Egypt and Syria, it is an established forage plant in the southern US. Also called Egyptian clover.
  • Trifolium alexandrinum, family Leguminosae
Example sentences
  • The advantage of berseem clover over other clovers and alfalfa is its fast winter-growth rate.
  • In the lower south, berseem clover can also be seeded in October for growth as a winter crop.
  • The berseem clover is too aggressive and will likely hurt the alfalfa stand underneath.

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