Since when has clover been a weed?

A plant considered undesirable, unattractive, or troublesome, or growing where it is not wanted, is usually considered a weed.

Clover is beneficial to bees and to the soil. Lying on cool, soft clover watching the clouds move across a Queensland sky is one of the lingering memories of my childhood. The only downside of clover in the lawn is that, while it is in flower, you have to watch out for bees when walking barefoot. That is not enough to designate something a weed.

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