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a European plant, Erodium cicutarium, of the geranium family, grown for forage in the U.S.
Historical Examples

There had been many winter snows and spring rains, so that the alfilaria covered the hills with a carpet of grass.
Mavericks William MacLeod Raine

The Geranium, like the alfilaria, has a fruit resembling the long beak of the crane or stork.
Flowers of Mountain and Plain Edith S. Clements

a geraniaceous plant, Erodium cicutarium, native to Europe, with finely divided leaves and small pink or purplish flowers. It is widely naturalized in North America and is used as fodder Also called pin clover


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