Japanese clover

noun
variants: or less commonly Japan clover

Definition of Japanese clover

: an annual Asian lespedeza (Lespedeza striata synonym Kummerowia striata) that has compound leaves with three oblong leaflets and is sometimes used as a forage, soil-improving, and pasture crop especially in the southeastern U.S.

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“Japanese clover.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Japanese%20clover. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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