from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Texas the term is used indiscriminately of species of Astragalus and Lupinus forming natural pasturage. In the latter sense buffalo-clover has also been used.
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She had experimented even with the rank buffalo-pea, and she could not see a fine bronze cluster of them without shaking her head and murmuring, "What a pity!"