Identifying Pasture Legumes
Author(s) Dennis Cosgrove, Dan Undersander
Legumes are an important component of midwestern pastures. They increase yield and quality of grass pastures and provide nitrogen to grasses. This booklet identifies the nine most common legumes in midwestern pastures (48 pages; reviewed 2017).
Legumes included: crown vetch, hairy vetch, alfalfa, birdsfoot trefoil, kura clover, red clover, sweet clover, alsike clover, and white clover.