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Medicago laciniata (L.)Mill.

Common names

Medicago aschersoniana, Medicago polymorpha, nafal abu hasak, hassak, jet barri, cut-leaved medick

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Medicago laciniata is a plant species of the genus Medicago. It is found primarily in the southern Mediterranean basin. It forms a symbiotic relationship with the bacterium Sinorhizobium meliloti, which is capable of nitrogen fixation. Common names include cut-leaved medick and tattered medick. Grows in Sinai, Egypt.

LinkDesert plant Medicago laciniata (Medicago polymorpha, local names nafal abu hasak, hassak, jet barri) near a road to Saudi Arabia in southern Qatar, February 11, 2014
Location on mapsQatar-UAE Road, Qatar
LinkDesert plant Medicago laciniata (Medicago polymorpha, local names nafal abu hasak, hassak, jet barri) with seeds near a road to Sawda Natheel in southern Qatar, February 11, 2014
Location on mapsQatar-UAE Road, Qatar
LinkDesert plant Medicago laciniata (Medicago polymorpha, local names nafal abu hasak, hassak, jet barri) in sand near Trainah in southern Qatar, February 14, 2014
Location on mapsخط الوكير، Qatar
LinkDesert plant Medicago laciniata (Medicago polymorpha, local names nafal abu hasak, hassak, jet barri) with seeds in sand near Trainah in southern Qatar, February 14, 2014
Location on mapsخط الوكير، Qatar
LinkMedicago laciniata (Medicago polymorpha, Medicago aschersoniana, local names nafal abu hasak, hassak, jet barri) near Dukhan Road. Western Qatar, March 1, 2014
Location on mapsGarafat Al Rayyan and Dukhan Highway, Qatar
LinkMedicago laciniata (Medicago polymorpha, Medicago aschersoniana, local names nafal abu hasak, hassak, jet barri) with spherical fruits near Dukhan Road. Western Qatar, March 1, 2014
Location on mapsGarafat Al Rayyan and Dukhan Highway, Qatar
LinkMedicago laciniata (Medicago polymorpha, Medicago aschersoniana, local names nafal abu hasak, hassak, jet barri) and a torpedo seed of Erodium (at the bottom) near Dukhan Road. Western Qatar, March 1, 2014
Location on mapsGarafat Al Rayyan and Dukhan Highway, Qatar
LinkMedicago laciniata (Medicago polymorpha, Medicago aschersoniana, local names nafal abu hasak, hassak, jet barri) and a torpedo seed of Erodium near Dukhan Road. Western Qatar, March 1, 2014
Location on mapsGarafat Al Rayyan and Dukhan Highway, Qatar
LinkMedicago laciniata (Medicago polymorpha, Medicago aschersoniana, local names nafal abu hasak, hassak, jet barri) and a stray torpedo seed of Erodium near Dukhan Road. Western Qatar, March 1, 2014
Location on mapsGarafat Al Rayyan and Dukhan Highway, Qatar
LinkAccumulation of dry seeds of Medicago laciniata on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, January 9, 2015
Location on mapsRose area Road, Qatar
LinkDry seeds of Medicago laciniata carpeting the ground of a roadside depression east from Al Jebail water treatment plant. Al Khor, Qatar, December 20, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar

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