Definition of Alpine clover

1. Noun. European mountain clover with fragrant usually pink flowers.

Exact synonyms: Trifolium Alpinum
Generic synonyms: Clover, Trefoil

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alpine Clover

alpine ash
alpine azalea
alpine bearberry
alpine bullhead
alpine bullheads
alpine chough
alpine choughs
alpine clover (current term)
alpine clubmoss
alpine coltsfoot
alpine gold
alpine goldenrod
alpine hulsea
alpine milk vetch
alpine newt
alpine newts
alpine salamander
alpine skiing
alpine sunflower
alpine totara

Literary usage of Alpine clover

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Science from an Easy Chair: A Second Series by Edwin Ray Lankester (1913)
"... the nearly black and the purple orchids, vetches of all colours, the Alpine clover with four or five enormous flowers in a head instead of fifty little ..."

2. Alpine Flowers for English Gardens by William Robinson (1870)
"The flowers, like those of the alpine Clover, are sometimes dull in colour. It is a valuable plant for the fronts of borders or the rougher portions of ..."

3. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1917)
"... "starry" for "purple," these lines describe accurately and equally well the cushion pink, the two-flowered sand wort, the paronychia, the alpine clover, ..."

4. Alpines and Bog-plants by Reginald John Farrer (1908)
"As you go higher and higher, over the fine turf of alpine clover and Azalea procumbens, you come at last upon Senecio Doronicum. ..."

5. The Upper Engadine by Spencer C. Musson (1907)
"Amid meadow grass, rampion, and ox-eyed daisies, he can gather alpine clover, mountain asters, arnica, androsace obtusifolia, gentiana nivalis, ..."

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