Perennial herb of cluster type of the legume family. Has slabovetvistye stems, 30-50 cm tall inflorescence apical Forms in the form of heads, consisting of 50-80 flowers papilionaceous, whitish color in the middle of the inflorescence and pink on the outside. Lobes, has 10 stamens, 9 of which are fused into a tube filaments, 1-free.
Intense blooms in summer to early fall. Medoproduktivnost 100-130 kg / ha. Excellent visited by bees to collect a large number of honey and pollen.
It grows in the forest and steppe zones, as well as in mountainous regions, but in smaller numbers than other species of clover (red and white). Particularly preferred meadows wet and heavy soils.
As a valuable to bees, hybrid clover has long been known as a good forage plant. The average yield of hay, 35 kg / ha, and crop aftermath is less than the first. Gives gentle nourishing food, but with a slightly bitter aftertaste. 100 kg of grass at the flowering stage contained 23.2 units of food and 3.6 kg of digestible protein. Well in pastures eaten all kinds of livestock.