The Red Clover plant, Trifolium pratense comes in a few varieties mostly red and white. This listing is for the common Red Clover varity. It is a short-lived perennial plant in the Fabaceae or bean family. Trifolium pratense grows Throughout north america, and is used as a seed sprouting crop food often used in salads. Red Clover's flowers and leaves are edible, and can be added as garnishes to any dish. They can be ground into a flour. Due to its coumarin derivatives, T. pratense should be used with caution in individuals with coagulation disorders or currently undergoing anticoagulation therapy. Plants get to 2 to 2.5 foot tall with alternate, trifoliate leaf like foliage. Open pollinated 35 to 60 days depending on the stage you want to harvest.
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