Crimson clover

Trifolium incarnatum

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Crimson Clover - You push yourself beyond limits Answer to the sixth of thirty questions part of the Twijfel Zaaien/Casting Doubts project. Latin name: Trifolium Ancarnatum Artist family: Modernist Colour: Dark Red

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Description

Its Latin name, Ancarnatum, signifies "blood red". Meaning that the plant, if compared to man, really pushes beyond limits ; literally "giving its blood" for the work, project and ideas that it started. The plant normally grows in forest margins, fields and roadsides