Story: Pastures

Red clover

Red clover

Red clover plants are larger than white clover and have large crimson flowers. The long florets make it difficult for honeybees to reach into the base, so bumblebees are needed for effective pollination.

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Deric Charlton, 'Pastures - Clovers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/16366/red-clover (accessed 19 September 2019)

Story by Deric Charlton, published 24 Nov 2008