Medicago Scutellata, or more commonly know as Snail Medick, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) with dark green foliage and yellow flowers of the genus Medicago. It has a moderate growth rate and a height of 2 feet at maturity. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. It's active growth period is fall winter and spring, blooms during winter, is intolerant of shade and is routinely available commercially. Medicago Scutellata or Snail Medick's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the state of Maryland.
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