black medick


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black medic

or black medick
n.
A cloverlike Eurasian plant (Medicago lupulina) in the pea family, having dense clusters of small yellow flowers and black pods. It is cultivated for forage.

black medick

n
(Plants) a small European leguminous plant, Medicago lupulina, with trifoliate leaves, small yellow flowers, and black pods. Also called: nonesuch
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Noun1.black medick - prostrate European herb with small yellow flowers and curved black podsblack medick - prostrate European herb with small yellow flowers and curved black pods; naturalized in North America
medic, medick, trefoil - any of several Old World herbs of the genus Medicago having small flowers and trifoliate compound leaves
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TREAT weedy lawns with Verdone Extra to get rid of difficult small-leaved weeds such as black medick, common mouse-ear and lesser trefoil as well as the ordinary ones such as dandelions, daisies and buttercups.
On closer inspection you will find one has a black seedhead and is known as the Black Medick.
AIT is black medick (Medicago lupulina), which is very common, especially on dry and light soils but it does produce masses of hard black seeds, so control should be carried out before the seeds ripen.