Taxon  Report   9159 
Medicago sativa  L.  ssp. sativa 
Alfalfa
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Medicago sativa ssp. sativa, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California.

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Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Medicago
Parent Record Medicago sativa
Community:
escaped cultivar
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PLANTS: Medicago ×varia
PLANTS: Medicago media
PLANTS: Medicago sativa ssp. varia
More information about  Medicago sativa ssp. sativa
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 09, 2016).

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