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Coastal medick or sea medick.

Medicago marina

Description:

Medicago marina is a perennial creeping plant covered in dense silver hairs, with yellow flowers.growing in sandy coastal locations. It is widely distributed in Europe and flowers in spring.

Habitat:

It is native to the Mediterranean basin but is found worldwide. It forms a symbiotic relationship with the bacterium Sinorhizobium meliloti, which is capable of nitrogen fixation.


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AntónioGinjaGinja
AntónioGinjaGinja 5 years ago

Nélia cound you give a eye to this plant that i spot in cabedelo in river douro estuary,i cant id her and by what i see in your spot list you are specialist in marine life:)
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/819...

Aveiro, Portugal

Lat: 40.62, Long: -8.75

Spotted on Feb 9, 2008
Submitted on Dec 4, 2011

Spotted for mission

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