|COMMON NAME:||Clover, bur|
|SCIENTIFIC NAME:||Medicago polymorpha|
|FEATURES:||Annual low-growing winter annual herb. Leaves trifoliate, spatulate, with minuscule teeth along
edges often present. Central leaflet on a short petiole (leaf stalk). Inflorescence a cluster of
individual yellow flowers, similar to that of small hop clover. Produces a swirling bur-like seedpod
covered in short spines.
|DESCRIPTION:||Similar to spotted bur clover however bur clover does not have dark spots on upper leaf surface.
Common in thin turf or low competition areas. Can also survive in low nitrogen, unfertilized
conditions since it is a nitrogen fixing legume.