Medicago truncatula Gaertn.
Barrel Medic

Reference
Fruct.Sem.Pl. 2:350,Tab.155,Fig.7 (1791)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Alien to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

Annual, prostrate herb, to 0.05 m high, with hairy, barrel-shaped pods. Fl. yellow, Sep to Oct. White/grey/black sand, red-brown clay loam. Roadsides, riverbanks, coastal areas.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 17 August 2007

Distribution

IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Carnarvon, Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Geraldton Sandplains, Mallee, Murchison, Nullarbor, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions
Eastern Goldfield, Eastern Mallee, Eastern Murchison, Geraldton Hills, Katanning, Lesueur Sandplain, Merredin, Nullarbor Plain, Perth, Recherche, Wooramel.
IMCRA Regions
WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Busselton, Dalwallinu, Dandaragan, Esperance, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Kellerberrin, Menzies, Merredin, Mingenew, Mount Marshall, Mukinbudin, Narrogin, Northampton, Ravensthorpe, Shark Bay, Trayning, Yilgarn.