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sickle alfalfa

Medicago falcata

Medicago falcata is a plant species of the genus Medicago. It is native to the Mediterranean basin, but is found throughout the world. It forms a symbiotic relationship with the bacterium Sinorhizobium meliloti, which is capable of nitrogen fixation. Its common names include blue alfalfa, sickle alfalfa, sickle medick, yellow lucerne, and yellow-flowered alfalfa.

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