Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.
Genus:
Medicago L.

Medicago falcata subsp. falcata

This subspecies is accepted, and its native range is Europe to Mongolia and Indian Subcontinent.

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Herb

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Herb
Vernacular
Lyutzerna Vardanisskaya

Native to:

Afghanistan, Albania, Assam, Austria, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Central European Rus, China North-Central, Corse, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East European Russia, East Himalaya, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, India, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Kriti, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, Manchuria, Mongolia, Nepal, Netherlands, North Caucasus, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Norway, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Qinghai, Romania, South European Russi, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, West Himalaya, Xinjiang, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Altay, Amur, Argentina South, Arizona, Buryatiya, California, Cape Provinces, Chita, Colorado, Finland, Illinois, Irkutsk, Japan, Khabarovsk, Krasnoyarsk, Morocco, New York, Northern Provinces, Primorye, Tuva, West Siberia, Yakutskiya

Medicago falcata subsp. falcata appears in other Kew resources:

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

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  • International Legume Database and Information Service

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

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