Taxon  Report   5383 
Medicago minima  (L.) Bartal.
Burclover,  Burr medick, Small bur clover
Medicago minima
© 2010 Michael O'Brien
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Medicago minima
© 2007 Luigi Rignanese
Medicago minima
© 2007 Luigi Rignanese
Medicago minima, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Medicago minima
© 2007 Luigi Rignanese
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Medicago
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Medicago minima var. compacta
PLANTS: Medicago minima var. longiseta
PLANTS: Medicago minima var. pubescens
More information about  Medicago minima
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (MEMI)

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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: Oct 01, 2016).

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