hubam clover

noun, often capitalized H
hu·​bam clover | \ ˈhyüˌbam- \
variants: or less commonly hubam
plural -s

Definition of hubam clover

: an annual variety (Melilotus alba annua) of sweet clover

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History and Etymology for hubam clover

Harold DeMott Hughes born 1882 American agronomist, its discoverer + Alabama, state in the U.S., source of the seed for the experimental plot in which it was discovered

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“Hubam clover.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hubam%20clover. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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