Herb: Cup Clover
Latin name: Trifolium cyathiferum
Edible parts of Cup Clover:Leaves - raw or cooked. Flowers eaten as food.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Wet meadows to fairly dry sandy soils.
Propagation of Cup Clover:Pre-soak the seed for 12 hours in warm water and then sow in spring in situ. If the seed is in short supply it might be better to sow it in pots in a cold frame. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out after the last expected frosts.
Cultivation of the herb:Wet meadows to fairly dry sandy soils.
Medicinal use of Cup Clover:None known
Known hazards of Trifolium cyathiferum:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.