Calflora
Taxon  Report   9158    
Medicago sativa  L.  ssp. falcata  (L.) Arcang.
Yellow alfalfa
Medicago sativa ssp. falcata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California.

Bloom Period
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Medicago
Parent: Medicago sativa
Wetlands: Occurs in non wetlands

Communities: escaped cultivar

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN other name:
Medicago sativa

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Medicago falcata var. romanica
PLANTS: Medicago falcata
More information about  Medicago sativa ssp. falcata
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (MESAF)

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Consortium of California Herbaria


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 21, 2019).