Black medick, Hop clover, Yellow trefoil, Nonesuch;   
 


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Medicago lupulina from Kashmir – efloraofindia | Google Groups : Balgarden, Srinagar on June 15, 2010;


Common names: black medic, black medick, hop-clover, nonesuch, yellow trefoil
Annual herb with ascending stems, trifoliate leaves with obovate-cuneate leaflets up to 20 mm long, stipules cordate; flowers almost sessile forming a dense cluster at the end of up to 5 cm long peduncle, corolla short about 3 mm long; fruit curved, not coiled, 2-3 mm.
Common in lawns, wastelands and shaded ground, photographed from Kashmir.


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Jan2015sk30 Hooghly – Medicago lupulina L. : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (6) 
Thanks to …, for identifying this in another thread.



Medicago lupulina Linn., Sp. Pl. 779. 1753.

Common names: black medicblack medickhop-clovernonesuchyellow trefoil
Annual herb with ascending stems, trifoliate leaves with obovate-cuneate leaflets up to 20 mm long, stipules cordate; flowers almost sessile forming a dense cluster at the end of up to 5 cm long peduncle, corolla short about 3 mm long; fruit curved, not coiled, 2-3 mm.
Common in lawns, wastelands and shaded ground, photographed from Kashmir. 


I think mother nature devised a great many nob descript plants for Nitrogen fixing if  for no other purpose. this may be one of those
is there a culinary use for most of the Medicago ?

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Please find images of Medicago lupulina recorded from Morni Hills, Haryana…
I hope the id is correct…!!

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Fabaceae (Faboideae) Fortnight :: Medicago lupulina ? :: Panipat :: NS OCT 87/87 : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3)

This herb was shot from Panipat..
Please provide id hints, I think this can be Medicago lupulina..!!


I also think this can be Medicago lupulina..!!


 
 
 
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