Onobrychis viciifolia scop. , introduced


  • Naturally fixes nitrogen in the soil
  • Introduced perennial forage legume
  • High-quality livestock feed
  • High in palatability and protein
  • High frost tolerance
  • Ideal for late-season grazing
  • Produces rosy-pink flowers Seed germinates and establishes quickly
  • Non-bloating legume
  • Matures faster than alfalfa and is a superior honey plant

Characteristics Table
Growth Habit Tap Root
Flood Tolerance Poor
Drought Tolerance Good
Salt Tolerance Fair
Soil PH Neutral to Alkaline
Soil Type Loam, Clay, Sand, Gravel
Approx. Seeds/lb 24,000
Canopy Mature Height Up to 1m


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