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Lotus uliginosus

Description
Life formherbPhysiologymulti stem
Habiterect, prostrate/procumbent/semi-erectCategoryforage/pasture, cover crop
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on large scale, grown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthshallow (20-50 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.1524328Soil texturemedium, light, organicheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)7009003501400Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude35255560Soil Al. toxlow (6-15% of CEC)medium (16-25% of CEC
Altitude --- --- -2000Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)medium (4-10 dS/m)
Soil PH5.584.59Soil drainagepoorly (saturated >50% of year)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightclear skiesvery brightlight shade

Climate zonesteppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical dry summer (Cs), temperate oceanic (Do), temperate continental (Dc), temperate with humid winters (Df), temperate with dry winters (Dw)Photoperiodlong day (>14 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-10Killing temp. early growth-5
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle90210
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
grazingphase plantingAxonopus fissifolius, Digitaria eriantha, Festuca arundinacea, Paspalum distichum, Setaria sphacelata var. anceps, Trifolium repens, Vigna parkerilowlow

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
animal food (feed)mineralsentire plant
animal food (feed)vitaminsentire plant
environmentalagroforestryentire plant
environmentalcover cropentire plant