Taxon  Report   5387 
Medicago sativa  L.
alfalfa
Medicago sativa , a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
 

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Medicago sativa
© 2003 Michael Charters
Medicago sativa
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
Community: escaped cultivar
Wetlands:Occurs in wetlands in another region, but occurs almost always under natural conditions in non wetlands in California [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Medicago
Subspecies and Varieties:
Medicago sativa ssp. falcata
Medicago sativa ssp. sativa
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
 Information about  Medicago sativa  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (MESA)

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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 25, 2014).

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