Medicago minima

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Medicago minima
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Genus: Medicago
Species: M. minima
Binomial name
Medicago minima
L.
Synonyms

Medicago hirsuta (L.) All.
Medicago minima (L.) Bartal.
Medicago hirsuta subsp. brevispina (Benth.) Ponert
Medicago hirsuta subsp. ononidea Ruoy
Medicago mollissima Roth
Medicago ononidea (Ruoy) A. W. Hill
Medicago polymorpha var. minima L.
Medicago pulchella Lowe
Medicago recta (Desf.) Willd.

Medicago minima is a plant species of the genus Medicago. It is native to the Mediterranean basin but is found worldwide.[1] It forms a symbiotic relationship with the bacterium Sinorhizobium meliloti,[citation needed] which is capable of nitrogen fixation. Common names include bur medick, little bur-clover, little bur medick, little medick, small medick, and woolly bur medick.

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