Taxon  Report   5384 
Medicago orbicularis  (L.) Bartal.
Blackdisk medick,  Buttonclover, Round leafed medick
Medicago orbicularis
© 2007 Luigi Rignanese
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Medicago orbicularis, 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 orbicularis
© 2007 Luigi Rignanese
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Medicago
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Medicago orbicularis var. marginata
More information about  Medicago orbicularis
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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:   (Accessed: Oct 22, 2016).

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