Red Clover – Nitrogen Fixer and Gentle Tonic – Weekly Weeder #4

Red Clover – Nitrogen Fixer and Gentle Tonic – Weekly Weeder #4

Welcome to the Weekly Weeder series. This week’s weed is Red clover, Trifolium pratense. (Trifolium means “three leaves”.) Native to Europe, red clover was introduced to North America as a fodder crop. It has now naturalized throughout the Americas, Australia and many other parts of the world. Red clover is a legume, and adds nitrogen…