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Trifolium pratense

(Common name:- Red clover)

Classification

Trifolium pratense

History

Red clover is a medicinal plant and considered good fodder for cattle.

It is a native to Europe, western Asia and North West Africa.s.

It is common wild perennial plant naturalized in North America; abundantly grow in throughout the Europe and other Mediterranean regions to the artic circle.

Plant Description

This perennial plant bears trifoliate leaves and pink or red colour flowers.

It has several stems that rise up from one root that are 1 to 2 feet high. The stems are hairy, leaflets are smooth and ovate. .

The red purple flowers are fragrant and bloom in dense terminal having globular head. .

The plant can reach upto the height of 1 meter and the seeds of red clover are 2 to 3 meter long.

Parts Used

Flower, seeds and leaves

Constituents

Red clover contains calcium, magnesium, chromium, potassium, and vitamins such as niacin, thiamine and vitamin C. it also contains flavonoids and isoflavones.

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