Kingdom: Plantae > Division: Tracheophyta > Class: Magnoliopsida > Order: Fabales > Family: Fabaceae > Genus: Medicago > Species: Medicago rigidula

Medicago rigidula (L.) All.

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Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)

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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

The EU conservation status is assessed for species mentioned in the EU Habitats Directive annexes. The EU Habitats Directive does not cover this species.

Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Legal status

Not listed in legal texts

Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
Synonym Author
Medicago cinerascens Jordan, 1854
Medicago germana Jordan, 1854
Medicago maritima Pallas ex Georgi
Medicago morisiana Jordan, 1851
Medicago polymorpha var. rigidula L., 1753
Medicago rigidula subsp. agrestis (Ten., 1811-1815) Ponert, 1973
Medicago rigidula subsp. cinarescens (Jordan, 1854) Ponert, 1973
Medicago rigidula subsp. zoharyi Ponert, 1973
Medicago timeroyi Jordan, 1848
Medicago depressa Jord.
Medicago agrestis Ten. ex DC.
Medicago gerardii Waldst. & Kit. ex Willd.

Other resources

EoL Encyclopedia of Life
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (accepted) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
NOBANIS: Medicago rigidula European Network on Invasive Alien Species
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure

External data

No external data sets available for this species
European Environment Agency (EEA)
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