Medicago laciniata (L.) Mill.;
Glabrous spreading annual; leaves trifoliate on up to 2.5 cm long petiole, leaflets up to 12 mm long, obovate-cuneate, dentate, stipules laciniate; peduncle longer than petiole, 1-2 flowered; corolla yellow, 4-5 mm long; fruit with 5-7 coils, up to 10-seeded, hooked spines in two rows on sutures. 
Medicago laciniata (L.) Mill., Gard. dict. ed. 8: Medicago no. 5. 1768

syn: Medicago polymorpha var. laciniata Linn.

Common name: Tattered medick
Glabrous spreading annual; leaves trifoliate on up to 2.5 cm long petiole, leaflets up to 12 mm long, obovate-cuneate, dentate, stipules laciniate; peduncle longer than petiole, 1-2 flowered; corolla yellow, 4-5 mm long; fruit with 5-7 coils, up to 10-seeded, hooked spines in two rows on sutures.
Photographed from Avantipore monuments in Kashmir in June


 
Medicago laciniata (L.) Mill., Gard. dict. ed. 8: Medicago no. 5. 1768

syn: Medicago polymorpha var. laciniata Linn.

Common name: Tattered medick
Glabrous spreading annual; leaves trifoliate on up to 2.5 cm long petiole, leaflets up to 12 mm long, obovate-cuneate, dentate, stipules laciniate; peduncle longer than petiole, 1-2 flowered; corolla yellow, 4-5 mm long; fruit with 5-7 coils, up to 10-seeded, hooked spines in two rows on sutures.
Photographed from Avantipore monuments in Kashmir in June


 

 
 
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