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Medicago intertexta

calvary clover

Species Record #: gw1043943

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Botanical Information:

Genus: Medicago

Family: Leguminosae-Papilionoideae

Author: (L.) Mill.

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Medicago intertexta
   by Aaron_UK
Remarks:
Attractive clover with red spotted leaves, said to be drops of blood which fell from Christ when he hung on the cross. The spiny seed pods are said to resemble the crown of thorns. Formerly commonly grown as a pot plant but now rarely seen.

    by Aaron_UK

Ratings
overalln/a
how easy  10.0
flowern/a
foliage10.0
propagate10.0
fragrance1.0
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