Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Medicago
Family: Fabaceae (Dicotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
polymorpha
NOTES

A sprawling annual plant which is a troublesome weed in orchards. It makes good grazing if kept short so that the burrs don't form. Origin Europe.


AUTHORITY
L.
Sub Author
Conservation
Exotic
Habit
Herbaceous
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Small yellow flowers are borne in the leaf axils
Colour: Yellow
Common Name
Bur clover
Rough medic
Klitsklawer
Gewone medicago
Exotic
Growwe medicago
Stekelklawer
Habitat
NOTES: Grows in old farm lands
HABITAT NAME: Farm lands
Uses
Fodder
Sometimes planted as fodder
Months
August
September
October
November
Synonyms for Species
Medicago denticulata
Medicago hispida
Medicago nigra



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