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  Melilotus albus Medik. image
Photographer: Paul E. Berry           

Matthew L. Wagner

Merel R. Black

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Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot

Family Fabaceae
Melilotus albus Medik.
white sweet-clover
Melilotus: from the Greek words meli, "honey," and lotos, a leguminous plant
albus: white
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Status: Introduced - naturalized; ecologically invasive
Plant: erect, annual/biennial, 1'-6' tall forb, with many, widely-branching stems; taprooted
Flower: white
Leaf:3-parted, oblong leaflets
Habitat: dry; disturbed sites

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Melilotus albus Medik. var. annuus Coe

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