Black Medick

Black Medick - Medicago lupulina Medicago lupulina


Colour: Yellow
Flowering: April - August
Height: Up to 20" (50 cm)
Family: Leguminoseae


Black Medick    


Black Medick is a fairly common plant but not often noticed because the flowers are so tiny (about 3mm). The flowers are yellow and grow in clusters. They are followed by black kidney-shaped seed pods.

The leaves are similar to three-lobed clover leaves. Black Medick is very similar to Lesser Yellow Trefoil, but they can be distinguished by the tiny point at the end of each leaf.

Black Medick - Medicago lupulina
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