Page author: David Giblin
Medicago arabica
spotted medic

Distribution: Occurring chiefly west of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to California, also in the southeastern U.S.

Habitat: Disturbed areas including wastelots, roadsides and fields.

Flowers: April-July

Origin: Introduced from Eurasia

Growth Duration: Annual

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Bees, butterflies


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Accepted Name:
Medicago arabica (L.) Huds.
Publication: Fl. Angl. 288. 1762.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Medicago arabica (L.) Huds. ssp. inermis Ricker [HC]
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Medicago arabica in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database

WA Flora Checklist: Medicago arabica checklist entry

OregonFlora: Medicago arabica information

E-Flora BC: Medicago arabica atlas page

CalPhotos: Medicago arabica photos

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