Hairy Medick (Medicago monspeliaca)

Hairy Medick (Medicago Monspeliaca)
Credit: Tracey Slotta @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database | Image from the USDA Plants Database. Image is found here. | License: PD US Government

Medicago Monspeliaca, or more commonly know as Hairy Medick, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Medicago. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Medicago Monspeliaca or Hairy Medick's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Massachusetts, Maryland and New York.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Medicago
  • Family: Fabaceae
  • Order: Fabales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I)

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