Plants of USA and Canada

Medicago arabica (L.) Huds.



PLANT PROFILE  : (*)

Name: Medicago arabica (L.) Huds.
Nomencl. ref.: Fl. Angl.: 288 (1762)

Rank: species


Common names

US name U.S. name: spotted medick
en English name: spotted-leaf medic
Spanish name: trébol manchado
French name: luzerne maculée
Italian name: Erba medica d'Arabia

Grown habit: Forb/herb
Duration: Annual
 

Synonyms:
= Medicago arabica (L.) Huds. ssp. inermis Ricker
= Medicago maculata Sibth.


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Medicago arabica
Medicago arabica
Credit: Photo by L.R.

Medicago arabica
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Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Fiandre Occidentali, località Kaaskerke, Diksmuide, margine sabbioso di un sentiero. , Belgio, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

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Medicago arabica
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Medicago arabica
Medicago arabica
Credit: Photo by L.R.

Medicago arabica
Medicago arabica
Credit: Photo by L.R.

Medicago arabica
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Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Fiandre Occidentali, località Kaaskerke, Diksmuide, margine sabbioso di un sentiero. , Belgio, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

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Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Fiandre Occidentali, località Kaaskerke, Diksmuide, margine sabbioso di un sentiero. , Belgio, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Medicago arabica
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Medicago arabica
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Comune di Firenze, lungo le antiche mura nei pressi di San Miniato., FI, Toscana, Italia, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

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(*) Source: USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA
 

 




Distribution in USA and Canada

USA (AL, AR, CA, CT, DC, FL, GA, IL, LA, MA, ME, MO, MS, MT, NC, NJ, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT, WA), CAN (BC, NB)

Distributional map for Medicago arabica (L.) Huds.
Map for Medicago arabica (L.) Huds.
USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA


TAXONOMY

Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
Superdivision: Spermatophyta
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae


Genus: Medicago


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