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Taxon: Medicago praecox DC.

 
Genus: Medicago
Section: Spirocarpos
Subsection: Leptospireae
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Trifolieae
Nomen number: 23662
Place of publication: Cat. pl. horti monsp. 123. 1813
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 10-Jun-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-Oct-2017
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 32 (31 active, 30 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • early medick  (Source: BSBI) - English

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Lebanon, Turkey

    Europe
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Ukraine [Krym]
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Bulgaria, Former Yugoslavia (Dalmatia), Greece (incl. Crete), Italy (s. & e., Sardinia)
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (s. & Corsica), Spain (Catalonia, Baleares)


    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Northern America
    • United States


References:

  1. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  2. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  3. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  4. Heyn, C. C. 1963. The annual species of Medicago Scripta Hierosolymitana 12:54.
  5. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  6. Isely, D. Native and naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States (exclusive of Alaska and Hawaii). 1998 (Leg US)
  7. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  8. Lesins, K. A. & I. Lesins 1979. Genus Medicago (Leguminosae). A taxogenetic study. 1979 (Gen Medicago) 191.
  9. Mouterde, P. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie. (F Liban)
  10. Pignatti, S. Flora d'Italia. (F Ital)
  11. Small, E. 1981. A numerical analysis of major groupings in Medicago employing traditionally used characters Canad. J. Bot. 59:1555.
  12. Small, E. & M. Jomphe 1989. A synopsis of the genus Medicago (Leguminosae) Canad. J. Bot. 67:3272.
  13. Small, E. et al. 1981. The taxonomic value of floral characters in tribe Trigonelleae (Leguminosae), with special reference to Medicago Canad. J. Bot. 59:1580.
  14. Smythies, B. E. Flora of Spain and the Balearic Islands: checklist of vascular plants. Englera 3:1-882. (L Spain)
  15. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)

Check other web resources for Medicago praecox DC. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=23662. Accessed 20 October 2018.