Page author: David Giblin
Medicago sativa ssp. sativa
alfalfa, lucerne
WTU specimens
Other herbaria
WTU images

Distribution: Widely distributed on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to California, east to the Atlantic Coast.

Habitat: Roadsides, fields, wastelots, and other disturbed, open areas; often escaping from commercial cultivation.

Flowers: May-October

Origin: Introduced from Eurasia

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Description:

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Accepted Name:
Medicago sativa L. ssp. sativa
Publication: Sp. Pl. 2: 778. 1753.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Medicago sativa ssp. sativa in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Medicago sativa ssp. sativa checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Medicago sativa ssp. sativa atlas page.

CalPhotos: Medicago sativa ssp. sativa photos.

USDA Plants: Medicago sativa ssp. sativa information.

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