Latin Name – Medicago arabica (L.) Huds
Family – Fabaceae
Life Cycle– Annual
Type – Broadleaf weed
Leaves pinnately compound with 3 leaflets, each having toothed margins and a prominent purple-red spot in the center. Stems can spread in a decumbent or ascending manner. Yellow petals on 1-5 flowers per head-like raceme. Fruits have prickles.