black medic USDA PLANTS Symbol: MELU
U.S. Nativity: Exotic
Habit: Forbs/Herbs
Medicago lupulina L.

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Taxonomic Rank: Magnoliopsida: Fabales: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)
Synonym(s): black medick, black medic clover, black medick, hop clover, hop medic, nonesuch, yellow trefoil
Native Range: Eurasia (BAIL);

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Plant(s); Habit and flowers
Forest and Kim Starr, Starr Environmental, Bugwood.org
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Plant(s);
Karan A. Rawlins, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org
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Foliage;
Bruce Ackley, The Ohio State University, Bugwood.org
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Foliage;
Bruce Ackley, The Ohio State University, Bugwood.org
Additional Resolutions & Image Usage

Flower(s); foliage
Karan A. Rawlins, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org
Additional Resolutions & Image Usage

Foliage; flowers
Karan A. Rawlins, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org
Additional Resolutions & Image Usage

Flower(s); foliage; fruit  
Karan A. Rawlins, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org
Additional Resolutions & Image Usage

Flower(s);
Karan A. Rawlins, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org
Additional Resolutions & Image Usage

Fruit(s);
Forest and Kim Starr, Starr Environmental, Bugwood.org
Additional Resolutions & Image Usage

Seed(s);
Bruce Ackley, The Ohio State University, Bugwood.org
Additional Resolutions & Image Usage

EDDMapS Distribution:
This map is incomplete and is based only on current site and county level reports made by experts and records obtained from USDA Plants Database. For more information, visit www.eddmaps.org
 


State(s) Where Reported invasive.
Based on state level agency and organization lists of invasive plants from WeedUS database.

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U.S. National Parks where reported invasive:
Badlands National Park (South Dakota)
Death Valley National Park (California)
Haleakala National Park (Hawaii)
Lake Mead National Park (Nevada)
Theodore Roosevelt National Park (North Dakota)
Yellowstone National Park (Wyoming)



Invasive Listing Sources:
Jil M. Swearingen, Survey of invasive plants occurring on National Park Service lands, 2000-2007
Kentucky Exotic Pest Plant Council
Mid-Atlantic Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2005