Edible usesThere are no edible uses listed for Ornithopus sativus.
Material usesThere are no material uses listed for Ornithopus sativus.
Medicinal uses(Warning!)There are no medicinal uses listed for Ornithopus sativus.
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This species is occasionally cultivated as a green manure crop. This species has a symbiotic relationship with certain soil bacteria, these bacteria form nodules on the roots and fix atmospheric nitrogen. Some of this nitrogen is utilized by the growing plant but some can also be used by other plants growing nearby.
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Associations & Interactions
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Polycultures & Guilds
There are no polycultures listed which include Ornithopus sativus.
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