subterranean clover

noun

: a low-growing spreading and branching annual clover (Trifolium subterraneum) probably native to the Mediterranean region, valued for pasturage especially in Australia and in parts of North America, and burying the ripening seed heads in the soil like the peanut

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“Subterranean clover.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subterranean%20clover. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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