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Coastal medick or sea medick.

Medicago marina


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.


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 6 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:)

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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