Patagonia Wildflowers
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Medicago sativa
Medicago sativa
alfalfa Pea Family
Medicago sativa Fabaceae
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English common name
Spanish common names
accepted scientific name
  •Medicago sativa L.
rules for finding collection records
  •Medicago sativa (279)
  •Medicago falcata (3)
family name
  • Fabaceae
Image Author: Italo Specogna, Flora Mendocina Nativa
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Pea shaped flowers
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 0.15 to 0.4 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Compound
Plant Observed beginning of September thru 1st week of June
Probably originated in south-central Asia

How Likely at this Location (40%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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