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*Medicago polymorpha Linnaeus. Section: Spirocarpos. Smooth Bur-clover, Toothed Medick. Phen: Mar-Apr. Hab: Fields, roadsides, lawns, disturbed areas, vacant lots. Dist: Native of Mediterranean Europe.

Origin/Endemic status: Mediterranean Europe and Africa

Synonymy: = Ar, C, Fl3, FNA11.2, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NcTx, NE, NY, RAB, SE3, Tx, WH3, Isely (1998), Woods & Orcutt (2017); = Medicago hispida Gaertn. – F, G, S; = n/a – Pa; > Medicago denticulata Willd. – S13

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU
  • Great Plains: FACU
  • Midwest: FACU
  • Northcentral & Northeast: FACU

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