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Button Medick
Medicago orbicularis (L.) Bartal.

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

Scientific synonyms

Medicago polymorpha var. orbicularis L.
Medicago applanata Hornem.
Medicago biancae (Urb.) P.Silva
Medicago cuneata Woods
Medicago marginata Willd.
Medicago orbicularis var. marginata (Willd.) Benth.

Other names

= Blackdisk Medick
= Burrless Clover
= Burrless Trefoil
= Button Burclover
= Button Clover
= Button Medic
= Button Trefoil
= Flat Snail Clover
= Snail Trefoil

Images

Medicago orbicularis - Button Medick

Author: Michael Kesl

Medicago orbicularis - Button Medick

Author: Radek Sejkora

Medicago orbicularis - Button Medick

Author: Michael Kesl

Medicago orbicularis - Button Medick

Author: Michael Kesl

Medicago orbicularis - Button Medick

Author: Leif & Anita Stridvall

Medicago orbicularis - Button Medick

Author: Petr Vobořil

Taxon in country check-lists*

Europe: Czech Republic, Asia: Israel

* List of countries might not be complete

Links and literature

CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (23. 1. 2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [http://www.ibot.cas.cz/index.php?p=sezna...], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Medicago orbicularis (L.) Bartal.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [http://www.bsbi.org.uk/], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Medicago orbicularis (L.) Bartal.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN Danin A.: Flora and Vegetation of Israel [http://www.botanic.co.il/A/defaulte.htm] [as Medicago orbicularis]
Data retrieved on: 26 February 2009
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Medicago orbicularis (L.) Bartal.]
Data retrieved on: 26 May 2019
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Seznam cévnatých rostlin květeny České republiky, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Medicago orbicularis (L.) Bartal.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014
EN Pyšek P., Sádlo J. & Mandák B. (2002): Catalogue of alien plants of the Czech Republic [http://www.preslia.cz/P022CPys.pdf], Preslia 74(2): 97–186, 2002. [as Medicago orbicularis (L.) Bartal.]

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