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- noun Eurasian perennial herb having pale pink flowers and curved pods; naturalized in Britain and North America grasslands on calcareous soils; important forage crop and source of honey in Britain
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The nutritive value of sanfoin does not differ materially from lucerne.
Like the clovers and lucerne, sanfoin is a leguminous plant, but differs from the latter in many important particulars.
According to the opinion of an experienced English agriculturist, who has resided many years in this country, the sanfoin will prove a valuable addition to the artificial grasses of this country.
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I sowed in each place one peck of the powder; also one peck on sanfoin in its fifth year's growth; one peck on young oats j and one peck on spring vetches or tares j all at the rate of six bulliels per acre, and it has had no ap parent effect on either of those places.
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