What is claimed is:
1. An alfalfa variety that has at least about 5.0% less lignin content as a percent of dry matter, compared to a control alfalfa variety grown under the same field growing conditions.
CROSS-REFERENCE TO RELATED APPLICATIONS
This is a divisional of U.S. application Ser. No. 14/869,567, filed Sep. 29, 2015, which claims the benefit of priority to U.S. Provisional Application No. 62/057,022, filed Sep. 29, 2014, which are incorporated herein by reference in their entireties.