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Medicago arabica (L.) Huds.
SPOTTED MEDIC
Spotted Burr Medic; Spotted Medick; Spotted-leaf Medic; Medicago polymorpha var arabica L; Medicago maculata Sibth; Medicago maculata Willd

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Cicadellidae  Empoasca erigeron @ III (3)

Empoasca fabae @ III (1)
Dermateaceae  Pseudopeziza medicaginis @ BPI (1)
Glomerellaceae  Colletotrichum trifolii @ BPI (4)
Miridae  Lygus lineolaris @ MEMU_ENT (17); AMNH_PBI (1)

Taylorilygus apicalis @ MEMU_ENT (1)
Mycosphaerellaceae  Cercospora medicaginis @ BPI (3)

Cercospora zebrina @ BPI (4)

Cercospora @ BPI (1)

Septoria @ BPI (1)
Phaeosphaeriaceae  Stagonospora meliloti @ BPI (2)
Physodermataceae  Physoderma @ BPI (1)
Pucciniaceae  Uromyces anthyllidis @ BPI (2)

Uromyces striatus @ BPI (2)

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Medicago arabica (L.) Huds.
spotted medick

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General Information
Symbol: MEAR
Group: Dicot
Family: Fabaceae
Duration: Annual
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : CAN   I
L48   I
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Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name
MEARI Medicago arabica (L.) Huds. ssp. inermis Ricker
MEMA13 Medicago maculata Sibth.

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Fabales
Family Fabaceae ⁄ Leguminosae – Pea family
Genus Medicago L. – alfalfa
Species Medicago arabica (L.) Huds. – spotted medick

Subordinate Taxa

This plant has no children

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Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

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Jepson Interchange (University of California - Berkeley) (MEAR)
USF Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants (MEAR)
University of Tennessee Herbarium (Distribution) (MEAR)
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Wildlife

Food

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Medicago arabica
Medicago arabica
Spotted Medick
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© 2009 Phil Pullen

Medicago arabica
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Spotted Burclover
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Medicago arabica
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Medicago arabica
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Spotted Burclover
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Spotted Burclover
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Medicago arabica
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