Definition of Japanese clover
1. Noun. An annual of tropical Asia naturalized in United States.
Group relationships: Genus Lespedeza
Generic synonyms: Bush Clover, Lespedeza
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Japanese Clover
Literary usage of Japanese clover
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1. Meadows and Pastures by Joseph Elwyn Wing (1911)
"I look on these three clovers as the most promising and would recommend that white clover and japanese clover be sown in combination with Bermuda grass for ..."
2. Market Crops of Florida (1919)
"japanese clover japanese clover (Lespedeza) makes a splendid forage crop in many parts of the South. It has failed utterly in some sections of Florida and ..."
3. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1912)
"japanese clover (Lespedeza striata. Hook, et Arn.) ; and Soola clover, or sulla (Hedysarum coronarium,L.). Thefollowing table gives the average composition ..."
4. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1907)
"... seed Japanese, anemone for farm garden, 274. Japanese barnyard millet, 369. Japanese cane, 451. japanese clover, 395. Japanese galls for tannin, 626. ..."
5. Productive Farm Crops by Edward Gerrard Montgomery (1916)
"Describe japanese clover. 42. What are its principal uses? 44. To what region is it best adapted? 45. Give its habits and growth. Culture. 46. ..."
6. Effective Farming: A Text-book for American Schools by Harry Oscar Sampson (1918)
"... alfalfa, bur clover, field peas, cowpeas, soybeans, vetches, sweet clover, japanese clover, Florida beggar-weed, velvet beans, and peanuts. Red clover. ..."