Snail clover


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Snail clover (Bot) a cloverlike plant (Medicago scuttellata, also, M. Helix); -- so named from its pods, which resemble the shells of snails; -- called also snail trefoil snail medic, and beehive.
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In literature:

Hawk-weed and snail-clover, goats-beard and mouse-ear, as well as dried wood-ruff.
"Ekkehard. Vol. I (of II)" by Joseph Victor Scheffel