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California burclover
Medicago polymorpha
California burclover Pea Family
Medicago polymorpha Fabaceae
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English common names
  •California burclover
  •toothed bur clover
  •toothed medick
  •burr medic
Spanish common names
  •alfalfa de secano
  •carretón cadillo
accepted scientific name
  •Medicago polymorpha L.
rules for finding collection records
  •Medicago hispida (1)
  •Medicago polymorpha (71)
family name
Image Author: ©2008 Steve Matson
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Pea shaped flowers
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 0.15 to 0.25 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Compound
Plant Observed 3rd week of May thru 2nd week of February

How Likely at this Location (30%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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