Perennial – Sun to Heavy Shade
Ht. 6”-8” Spread: 12”-15”
Spacing: 1 lb. Seed/1,000 sq. ft. or 30-40 lbs./acre
HABIT: Round flower heads consisting of 20-40 white to pinkish-white florets on long stems. Creeping stems up to 15’ long with dark green three-part leaves. Roots at the joints of the stems. Deeply rooted.
CULTURE: Likes cool weather and clay soils. Evergreen when irrigated in the summer. Plant in September or October for best results.
USES: Ground cover, cover crop, turf plant. One of the nation’s most important pasture legumes. Great for soil-building because of its deep roots and nitrogen-fixing ability.
PROBLEMS: Usually considered a weed, but it shouldn’t be. I encourage it on my lawn.