sea meadick, coastal meadick






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sea medick, coastel medick

The sea medick grows near the shore on sandy grounds as a groundcover. It uses the bacterium Sinorhizobium meliloti for nitrogen fixation, to provide for nitrogen in these poor envirronment. Medigo marina is covered in dense silver hairs, that protects against sand and evaporation loss.

sea medick flowering.

Sea medick blooms with bright yellow flowers.

sea medick distribution.

Although originally from the Mediterranean basin it can be found nowadays around the world.

sea meadick sleep movements.

The Medigo marina folds its leaves against the stem, a kind of sleep movement.







the provence

These flowers and vegetables grow on
poor and calcareous soil,the winters are
soft, the summers are hot:
white poplar
lavendel
pomegranate
bougainville
lantana
verveine
citron
marjolein
pruimen, mirabellen
artisjok
almond tree
citron
Sweet Wormwood
sea meadick or Medicago marina
Euphorbia characias 'Wulfenii'







    Meadick has leaves that are lined with fine white hairs.





    nyctitropic plants fold there leaves at night,
    like the leaves of Medicago marina, sea meadick.
    (Charles Darwin: the power of plant movements )


    nyctitropic or sleepmovements in plants

    For nyctitropy plants should change the positions
    of there leaves more then 30 degrees at night.
    There are a very many plants who can do this, like:
    Trapaeoleum,
    Lupinus,
    Ipornoea,
    Abutilon,
    Siegesbackia,
    Lotus,
    Phaseolus



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