What are clover mites?
Clover mites are long-legged, oval-shaped, red-brown predators
of alyssum, clover, daffodil, dandelion, lawn grass, ornamental
flowers, primrose, sage, shepherd's purse, and strawberry. The
arachnid species in question (Bryobia praetiosa) is
considered an indoor and outdoor pest. Outdoors, clover mites may
leave grass silver-colored and plants stippled while indoors they
release a red stain on sunlit surfaces when squashed or