Medicago intertexta

Medicago intertexta

Medicago intertexta (Calvary Clover, Calvary Medick) is a flowering plant of the family Fabaceae. It is found primarily in the western Mediterranean basin. It forms a symbiotic relationship with the bacterium Sinorhizobium medicae, which is capable of nitrogen fixation.

A form with red-blotched leaves was formerly much grown as a garden plant.

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