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There are many confusing small yellow pea plants to be found in Europe but this one with its tiny mucronate leaves (having a tiny point) which is a native in the British Isles, is very familiar to any British botanist. The fruits are usually black giving the plant its common name.

It is found throughout the Mediterranean region.

Medicago lupulina

Medicago lupulina Black Medick

Near Amiantos, Cyprus 19th April 2011

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Medicago lupulina Black Medick

Roadside verge near Amiantos, Cyprus 19th April 2011

Added on 16th June 2011, updated 11th November 2014

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