Nitrogen-Fixing Plants: Improving Soil Fertility Naturally

Clover (Trifolium spp.): Fixes nitrogen in the soil and is often used as a cover crop. 

Alfalfa (Medicago sativa): Has deep roots that help access nutrients, including fixing nitrogen. 

Peas (Pisum sativum): Legumes like peas have nitrogen-fixing nodules on their roots. 

Beans (Phaseolus spp.): Similar to peas, beans are legumes that enrich the soil with nitrogen. 

Lupines (Lupinus spp.): Known for their ability to fix nitrogen, improving soil fertility. 

Vetch (Vicia spp.): A cover crop that adds nitrogen to the soil and prevents erosion. 

Alder Trees (Alnus spp.): Certain tree species like alders form symbiotic relationships with nitrogen-fixing bacteria. 

Cowpeas (Vigna unguiculata): Also known as black-eyed peas, they are nitrogen-fixing legumes. 

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