Medicago lupulina

Black medic

Other common names:

Hop clover.



A weed that looks similar to clover and burr medic. It produces yellow flowers and its leaves are serrated. The weed likes compacted soils.


Susceptible Turf:

Warm-and cool-season turf grass varieties.


Control options:

  • Pesticides: See available tabs below for registered products. Use as per label instructions.
  • Integrated Pest Management (IPM): Use a combination of approaches listed on this page.
  • Cultural: Increasing nitrogen within the soil.
  • Mechanical: Nil.



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Control Options



Surefire Dicamba M


Yates Bindii & Clover Weedkiller Concentrate


Yates Buffalo PRO Weed 'n' Feed Granular


Yates Buffalo Pro Weed 'n' Feed Hose-On


Yates Buffalo Pro Weedkiller Bindii & Clover Concentrate


Yates Weed 'n' Feed Granular


Yates Weed 'n' Feed Hose-On




Surefire Dicamba M