A plant of the genus Trifolium, bearing compound leaves with three leaflets and tight heads of small flowers.
Clover was the second Lighthouse Service vessel to carry this name. She was a small steam launch that served in the 11th Lighthouse District. She was rebuilt in 1907 and was sold in 1911.
Douglas Peterson. United States Lighthouse Service Tenders, 1840-1939. Annapolis: Eastwind Publishing, 2000.