J Klein, M Murphy, A Young, R Westgaard
Phenology: Flowering, # of Plants: 11-100, Habitat where found: Forest Edge, Serpentine: no
R. Crowe, E. Hinman, T. Pollak, J. Woods
Fruits 0.5 cm in diameter
J.Baxter, S.Kawachi, R.Westgaard
small yellow papilionaceous flowers with clover-like leaflets with serrated edges in groupings of 3. spikey bract like formations at the bases of leaves.
Medicago polymorpha is a plant species of the genus Medicago. It is native to the Mediterranean basin but is found throughout the world. It forms a symbiotic relationship with the bacterium Sinorhizobium medicae, which is capable of nitrogen fixation. Common names include California burclover, toothed bur clover, toothed medick and burr medic.