Black Medic Weed Information
Other Names: black clover, hop medic, hop clover
Scientific Name: Medicago lupilina
Life Cycle: Broadleaf Annual
How To Identify Black Medic
Black Medic resembles clover. It has yellow flowers that sit on a short stalk. Black Medic is known to grow in soils with low nitrogen and full sun. If you have black medic in your lawn, your lawn may be compacted and core aeration is needed.
How to Kill Black Medic
We have killed Black Medic with Trimec in the spring and fall, but summer is another story. Even though it is expensive, during the hot summer month, products containing Quinclorac have worked the best for us. As with every weed, the fall is the optimal time to control