Definition of Pin clover
1. Noun. European weed naturalized in southwestern United States and Mexico having reddish decumbent stems with small fernlike leaves and small deep reddish-lavender flowers followed by slender fruits that stick straight up; often grown for forage.
Generic synonyms: Heron's Bill, Storksbill
Lexicographical Neighbors of Pin Clover
Literary usage of Pin clover
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Manual of Weeds: With Descriptions of All the Most Pernicious and by Ada Eljiva Georgia (1914)
"Other English names: pin clover, Pin Grass, Pin Weed, Stork's- bill, Heron's-hill. Introduced. Annual or biennial. Propagates by seeds. ..."
2. A Flora of Western Middle California by Willis Linn Jepson (1911)
"... is, like the names pin clover or Pin Grass, indifferently applied to either this species or the next. 4. ..."