Calflora
Taxon  Report   5385    
Medicago polymorpha  L.
Bur clover,  Bur medic, California burclover
Medicago polymorpha, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it has been naturalized in the wild.
Cal-IPC rating: Limited
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Observation Search
(3467 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Medicago

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Medicago apiculata
PLANTS: Medicago polymorpha var. tricycla
PLANTS: Medicago polymorpha var. polygyra
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More information about  Medicago polymorpha

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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 24, 2020).