alfalfa, Medicago sativa  (Fabales: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)) - 5459796

alfalfa
Medicago sativa L.

Descriptor: Seed(s)
Description: Lateral view of four seeds positioned so that the radicle is at the top, the hilum is central, and the cotyledons are at the bottom. Note darkened splotch over cotyledons.
Image type: Laboratory
Image view: Lateral / Side
Image location: photographed in laboratory at CPHST in Fort Collins, Colorado, United States

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Name: D. Walters and C. Southwick
Organization: USDA
Country: United States

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Image Number: 5459796

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Image uploaded on Saturday, February 11, 2012
Image Information last updated on Tuesday, February 21, 2012