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Black Medick
Medicago lupulina

Black Medick (Medicago lupulina) Other common names: Hop Medick

French names: Luzerne lupuline

Family: Legume Family (Fabaceae)

Flowers: Summer, Autumn;  Yellow;  Irregular flowers

Leaves: Compound

Habitat: Fields and Open Areas

Books: Newcomb's Wildflower Guide: 58   

Native/Non-native: Non-native

Photographs: 39 photographs available, of which 5 are featured on this page. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOGRAPHS.

Range Map is at the bottom of the page

Black Medick (Medicago lupulina)

Black Medick flower - actually a cluster of tiny yellow flowers.

Black Medick (Medicago lupulina)

Black Medick flower with a finger for scale.

Black Medick (Medicago lupulina)

Closer view.

Black Medick (Medicago lupulina)

A Black Medick flower and a ripe seed head.

Black Medick (Medicago lupulina)

A patch of Black Medick.

Range map for Black Medick (Medicago lupulina)

PLEASE NOTE: A coloured Province or State means this species occurs somewhere in that Province/State.
The entire Province/State is coloured, regardless of where in that Province/State it occurs.

(Range map provided courtesy of the USDA website and is displayed here in accordance with their Policies)