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Medicago polymorpha (burclover)

Common, non-native annual herb found in disturbed places and along trails. Flowers are yellow. Plant has distinctive round burs. Blooms late winter to spring.

Medicago polymorpha (Burclover). NON-NATIVE. Seedling emerging from fruit (bur). Pictured in late winter.


Medicago polymorpha (Burclover). NON-NATIVE. Pictured in late winter.


Medicago polymorpha (Burclover). NON-NATIVE. Pictured in late winter.