Taxon  Report   11827 
Medicago truncatula  Gaertn.
Barrel medick, barrel clover
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Medicago truncatula, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California.

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Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Medicago
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
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TJM2: Medicago muricata
More information about  Medicago truncatula
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Feb 13, 2016).

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