Small-leaf Burr Medic
Leaf
Ellura
Bristly Bush-pea
 
                      
Small-leaf Burr Medic (Medicago praecox)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida) - Other Small Plants
Order: Legumes (Fabales)
Family: Legume (Fabaceae or Leguminosae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Small-leaf Burr Medic (Medicago praecox)
This Photo:     Seed
Other names: Plain Trefoil or Small-leaved Burr Medic

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
Thanks to Norbert Sauberer's assistance, this may be Medicago truncatula. Norbert said "The leaves of Medicago praecox are nearly glabrous."

Copyright © 2013-2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 17-Jun-2013
This species is classed as If (Foreign Introduction)