Kōrero: Pastures

Subterranean clover

Subterranean clover

Subterranean clover is a specialist plant for dry regions or drought conditions. Unlike other clovers, it does not simply rely on seed falling on the soil surface to germinate, but partly buries its seed in the soil with the aid of little hooks. Varieties sown in New Zealand have been bred in Australia for productivity, hard seed, and resistance to pests and disease.

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Photograph by Deric Charlton

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Deric Charlton, 'Pastures - Other legumes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/16369/subterranean-clover (accessed 29 May 2024)

He kōrero nā Deric Charlton, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008