Black Medic

 

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