Calvary clover


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Noun1.Calvary clover - an annual of the Mediterranean area having spiny seed pods and leaves with dark spotsCalvary clover - an annual of the Mediterranean area having spiny seed pods and leaves with dark spots
medic, medick, trefoil - any of several Old World herbs of the genus Medicago having small flowers and trifoliate compound leaves
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Q MANY years ago my grandmother grew Calvary clover, which was supposed to have grown at the feet of Christ at the Crucifixion.
Calvary clover comes from Portugal and the Mediterranean countries and was once a very popular garden plant in Britain, but today it seems to have virtually disappeared.
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