Medicago truncatula Gaertn. Barrel Medic
Fruct.Sem.Pl. 2:350,Tab.155,Fig.7 (1791)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Alien to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Friday 17 August 2007

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.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Carnarvon, Esperance Plains, Geraldton Sandplains, Mallee, Murchison, Nullarbor.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Central band, Nullarbor Plain, Eastern Mallee, Eastern Murchison, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, Recherche, Wooramel.

IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Dalwallinu, Dandaragan, Esperance, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Kellerberrin, Menzies, Merredin, Mingenew, Mount Marshall, Mukinbudin, Narrogin, Northampton, Ravensthorpe, Shark Bay, Trayning, Yilgarn.