Species name:

Medicago minima

Taxonomy

Species

minima

Nomenclature Melissopalynology

Classifier

(L.) L.

Distribution

Europe, Africa, Asia
Minor, Australia, New
Zealand and America.
In Italy prefers dry
grazing (0 - 1000 m)

Utility

Forage and nitrogen fixation.
Honey production and
biodiversity.

Flowering time

V - VII

Pollen colour

/

Pollen

+

Nectar

++

Pollen characteristic

Polar View: Triangular
Medicago minima
Medicago minima
Medicago minima
Equatorial view : Subcircular
Medicago minima
Medicago minima
Medicago minima