Details for: Medicago rigidula
Source: ILDIS World Database of Legumes 2010. (copyright © ILDIS).

Name: Medicago rigidula (L.) All.
Nomencl. ref.: Fl. Pedem. 1: 316. 1785
Rank: Species
Status: ACCEPTED
Taxonomy (this taxon is included in): Regnum - Plantae
     Divisio - Tracheophyta
          Subdivisio - Spermatophytina
               Class - Magnoliopsida
                    Superordo - Rosanae
                         Ordo - Fabales Bromhead
                              Familia - Fabaceae Lindl.
                                   Tribus - Trifolieae
                                        Genus - Medicago L.
                                            
Basionym: Medicago polymorpha var. rigidula L.
Homotypic synonyms: Medicago polymorpha var. rigidula L.
Synonyms: Medicago agrestis Ten.
Medicago cinerascens Jord.
Medicago depressa Jord.
Medicago gerardii Willd.
Medicago germana Jord.
Medicago morisiana Jord.
Medicago timeroyi Jord.
Medicago rigidula subsp. agrestis (Ten.) Ponert
Medicago rigidula subsp. cinerascens (Jord.) Ponert
 
Common names: carrapiso (Spanish, Castillian), carretilla espinosa (Spanish, Castillian), carretón (Spanish, Castillian), carretones (Spanish, Castillian), Field Medick (English), luzerna peluda (Portuguese), Lyutzerna Polevaya (Russian), Lyutzerna Zhestkovataya (Russian), melgó rígid (Catalan), mielgas (Spanish, Castillian), Tifton Burclover (), trébol bravo (Spanish, Castillian), trebol d´esturmia (Majorcan), trébol de llapasa (Majorcan), trébole (Spanish, Castillian), trevo espinhoso (Portuguese)[Credits]
Conservation Status: Not Threatened
Maps: distribution
Occurrence: Ab(A N) AE(G) Ag Al Ar Bl Bu Co Cr Cy Eg Ga(F) Gg(G) Gr Hs(S) Ir It Jo Ju Le Lu Ma Mo Rf(A C CS E K N NW S) Rm Sa Si(M S) Sy Tn Tu(A E) Uk(K U) [Cz Hu]
Use: Forage, Weed