What is subterranean clover?

Some articles on subterranean clover, clover, clovers:

Mount Barker, South Australia - History - The Discovery of Clover
... Subterranean clover had been known for a very long time in Central and Southern Europe, but was looked upon as a roadside weed ... Howard proved the clover to be a valuable fodder plant in some soil types in temperate climates ... Subterranean clover revolutionised farming practice, converting many struggling farms into successful livestock holdings ...
Trifolium Subterraneum
... Trifolium subterraneum, the Subterranean clover often shortened to sub clover, is a species of clover native to northwestern Europe, from Ireland east to Belgium ... seed development, a characteristic not possessed by other clovers ... It can thrive in poor-quality soil where other clovers cannot survive, and is grown commercially for animal fodder ...
Littlehampton, South Australia - Subterranean Clover
... This was of Trifolium subterraneum (Subterranean Clover) This cultivar was later named 'Mount Barker' and is still commercially available ...

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