Shoshone Sainfoin

 Onobrychus viciifolia                                                                




Perennial deep rooted long lived legume

Excellent non bloating forage, works well in combination with other grasses, highly favorable wildlife browse for deer, excellent for pollinators due to ample nectar and pollen production

Does not tolerate consitently wet or saline soils

High tolerance to northern root knot nematode


Adaptation Min Precip. (inches) Height (feet) Cold Hardy Bloat or Non Seeds per Pound
Deep, well-drained soils of all textures 15-18 >2 Hardy Non Bloat 30,000