Family: Pea Family Habitat: Grassy fields, backyards, disturbed areas, nearly any soil that is not too damp or acidic. Season: Leaf - Spring Flower - Summer
Harvesting notes: There are three types of clover Alsike Clover (Trifolium hybridum), Red Clover (Trifolium pratense) and White Clover (Trifolium repens). The leaves are best harvested when they are small and tender.
Culinary notes: All three of these clover species are delicious! They have a mild pea flavor and a crisp or almost al dente texture. There is slight variation in flavor between the three varieties, but it is minimal. Flowers can be added to crackers, soups, or salads. Leaves can be added to salads to give a very mild pea-like flavor.