Alfalfa, also called lucerne and called Medicago sativa in binomial nomenclature, is a perennial flowering plant in the legume family Fabaceae. It is cultivated as an important forage crop in many countries around the world. It is used for grazing, hay, and silage, as well as a green manure and cover crop.
Protein: 4 g (per 100 g)
Calcium: 32 mg (per 100 g)
Scientific name: Medicago sativa