Taxon profile


Strong-spined Medick
Medicago truncatula Gaertner

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Fabales »  family Fabaceae - Legumes »  genus Medicago - alfalfa

Scientific synonyms

Medicago tentaculata Willd.
Medicago tribuloides Desr. ex Lam.
Medicago truncata Gaertn.
Medicago truncatula subsp. longiaculeata (Urb.) Ponert
Medicago truncatula subsp. truncatula
Medicago truncatula var. longiaculeata Urb.
Medicago truncatula var. truncatula
Medicago uncinata Willd.

Other names

= Barrel Medic
= Barrelclover
= Caltrop Medic
= Cylindrical Burr Medic

Least Concern

Taxon in country check-lists*

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Links and literature

EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Medicago truncatula Gaertn.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN Danin A.: Flora and Vegetation of Israel [] [as Medicago truncatula]
Data retrieved on: 26 February 2009

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