Japan clover definition by Webster's New World
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an annual plant (Lespedeza striata) of the pea family, grown for hay and foliage in the SW U.S.
Japan clover definition by American Heritage Dictionary
An annual plant (Lespedeza striata) native to China and Japan, having compound leaves with many leaflets and small pink axillary flowers. Cultivated as a forage plant and for soil improvement, it is widely naturalized in the southeast United States. Also called Japanese clover.