Medicago lupulina

Scientific name: Medicago lupulina


Common names: black medic or hop-clover

Annual or Perennial weed

Root system: Branching tap-root which forms nodules


Soil: Sandy, Loamy or Clayey

Moisture: Moist – well drained

Light: Full sun, does not grow in shade

Location: Meadows and Cultivated beds



Comments: Fixes nitrogen in soil, known to attract animals


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