Lucerne Pea family
Medicago sativa ssp sativa Leguminosae (Fabaceae)

Lucerne is grown as a fodder crop, not only for livestock, but also for its spiral seeds, which are used in salads, where they are known as alfalfa. The flowers may be purple or lilac.

Lucerne (lilac flower) Lucerne (purple flower)


Hairy Calyx wildflowers