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Medicago scutellata (L.) Mill.
FABACEAE
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Information from the Index of California Plant Names (ICPN)
Initial Editorial Analysis 14 Oct 2009
Source of Report for California Correspondence 1
Editorial Recommendation author citation to be checked [changed from nothing to (L.) Mill. on 24 Jul 2009 based on International Plant Names Index and numerous citations online; original literature not seen.]
Correspondence and Comments Subsequent to Initial Analysis
Correspondence 1 29 Aug 2006 e-mail from Margriet Wetherwax, including forwarded e-mail from Fred Hrusa, comments on his ms dealing with alien species addressed neither in The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1] nor in Hrusa et al., Madrono 49(2)61-98. 2002 see Comment 1
Editorial Comments 1 Correspondence 1 indicates that Medicago scutellata seems to Hrusa to be fully naturalized in CA.
Correspondence 2 23 Sep 2009 e-mail from David J. Keil see Comment 2
Editorial Comments 2 Correspondence 2 indicates that Medicago scutellata (L.) Mill. is currently reproducing in wildland habitats in nw San Luis Obispo County, and therefore should be treated as naturalized in CA: San Luis Obispo Co., CA. Single occurrence scattered in field next to San Carpoforo Creek, Approx. 2/3 mi (1 km) e of Hwy 1 from bridge. 35°45' 34.50"N X 121° 18' 28.09" W. Associates include Dactylis glomerata, Stachys bullata, Bromus spp., Toxicodendron diversilobum. Full sun, sandy loam soil. Elev. 15 m (45'). 3 May 2009, E. A. Appel & D. R. Miller #(509,876).
Correspondence 3 Treatment and author notes submitted for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] by Martin F. Wojciechowski see Comment 3
Editorial Comments 3 Correspondence 3 indicates that for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] Medicago scutellata (L.) Mill. is to be treated as naturalized in CA.
Editorial Summary and Current Status
Editorial Summary addition, for taxon reported as naturalized in California since The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1]
Current Status JFP-2, accepted name for taxon naturalized in CA
Current Status Authority The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2]
Current Status Date 14 Oct 2009
List of names for this Current Status category
List of ICPN names in Medicago
List of names from ICPN, Hrusa's Crosswalk, and Jepson Flora in Medicago

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