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Medicago sativa, Vernal
Alfalfa, Vernal

A hardy component of right-of-way mixes; grows quickly after mowing; good livestock and wildlife forage.

General Product Information:

Item Number: MEDSAT01
Species Type: Naturalized
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial Legume, Herbaceous Perennial Legume
Characteristics: Single-crown.
Habitat: Well-drained, high fertility soils.
Bloom Period: Late spring
Flower Color: Purple
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 3.3 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 24 in
pH: 6.0 – 8.5

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

Northcentral & Northeast: UPL
Midwest: FACU
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: UPL
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: UPL


Shade: Full Sun
Drought: High
Salt: Low

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 227,000
Seeding Rate: Please contact customer service for seeding rate information.
Truax Seedbox: Fine



Price: $3.84/lb

This species is included in the following Ernst Seed Mixes

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