Close to home…

Black medic-Medicago lupulina- also called black clover or hop clover, from Eurasia

Bloom: small yellow flowers, early spring-fall

Flowers: small, 3mm, clover like, low lying palnt

Leaves: compound, stems 50 mm(2 in)

Habitat: my yard, waste places, pastures,roadsides, croplands

Faunal: honeybees, was used as forage for livestock

Reasearch:http://www.illinoiswildflowers.info/weeds/plants/black_medic.htm

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pic by td-tahnks for reading tim’s weed patch today.

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