Taxon  Report   5382 
Medicago lupulina  L.
black medick

Medicago lupulina
© 2011 Louis-M. Landry
Medicago lupulina, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Medicago lupulina
© 2003 Michael Charters
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Medicago
weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Medicago lupulina var. cupaniana
PLANTS: Medicago lupulina var. glandulosa
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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 09, 2015).

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