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Clavers
Fruit and Vegetables
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(or clafre, clæfre, clæfra, clouere, cleure, claver, clover)

The white clover (Trifolium repens), when used in salads.

'Acetaria: A Discourse of Sallets' by John Evelyn (Evelyn 1699) has; "16. Clavers, Aparine; the tender Winders, with young Nettle-Tops, are us'd in Lenten Pottages."


Image: Forest & Kim Starr


See: Flower Salad






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