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White sweet-clover [Melilotus alba]


Common Name: White sweet-clover
Scientic Name: Melilotus alba
Colors: White
Months Appearing: August

3- 6 feet tall. Often bush- like with multiple branches. Drought tolerant. Forage crop that escaped cultivation.

Eurasia orgin. First year plants do not bloom. Blooms after Yellow sweet-clover.

Flower: Spike like in racemes. Originate top of plant stem or axils. 1/4 inch. Pea family appearance.

Leaves: Compound, 3. 1/2 to 1 inch long.

Roadside, 8/25, 6406