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Medicago lupulina L.
Black medic

Medicago lupulina
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Family: Fabaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Map of Florida Locations

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Medicago lupulina has been found in the following 28 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big and Little George Hammocks Present Not Native, Naturalized
Big Cypress National Preserve Presumed Extirpated Not Native, Naturalized
Bill Sadowski Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Biscayne National Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Black Point Park and Marina Present Not Native, Naturalized
Cedar Point Environmental Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge Present Not Native, Naturalized
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Not Native, Naturalized
Everglades National Park Assumed to be Present Not Native, Naturalized
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Florida City Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Frog Pond/L-31 N Transition Lands Present Not Native, Naturalized
Fuchs Hammock Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Harden Hammock Present Not Native, Naturalized
Hattie Bauer Hammock Present Not Native, Naturalized
Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge Present Not Native, Naturalized
Homestead Bayfront Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Ingram Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Lucille Hammock Present Not Native, Naturalized
Meissner Hammock Present Not Native, Naturalized
Nixon Smiley Pineland Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Palm Drive Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Rock Pit #39 Present Not Native, Naturalized
Ron Ehman Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Sewell Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Silver Palm Groves Present Not Native, Naturalized
Tree Island Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Tree Tops Park Present Not Native, Naturalized

Medicago lupulina has been found in the following 4 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Not Native, Naturalized
Lee County Not Native, Naturalized
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized
Monroe County (Keys) Not Native, Naturalized

Medicago lupulina has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Medicago lupulina
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer