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Medicago arborea

Luzerne arborescente
Tree Medick

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Plant family

Area

Les Maures

Flower colour

yellow

Flower size

12-15 mm

Flowering months

February,

March,

April

Leaf type

Trifoliate

Height

to 4 m

Description

A dense leafy shrub with silvery-white stems, soft to the touch.

Dry habitat, sandy, rocky, on calcareous soils.

Flowers

The pea flowers are in round, tight racemes, deep yellow in colour.

Leaves

Trifoliate with three leaflets. Three leaflets, oval, soft, green above, white-hairy below, each leaflet 15 mm long.

Fruits Seeds

Pod: coiled into a circle, just one turn, with a hole in the centre of the pod, 12-15 mm.

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