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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. 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.

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