bush clover

noun

Definition of bush clover

: any of several usually shrubby lespedezas

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Working Dogs for Conservation has trained dogs to find spotted knapweed in Montana, Chinese bush clover in Iowa, yellow star thistle in Colorado, rosy wolf snails in Hawaii and brown tree snakes in Guam. Washington Post, "Wags and weeds: Invasive plants meet match in detection dogs," 24 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of bush clover

circa 1818, in the meaning defined above

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