General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Biennial
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Plant Height: 4-6 feet
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Good as a cover crop
Dynamic Accumulator: Nitrogen fixer
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Pollinators: Bees

Common names
  • Yellow Sweetclover
  • White Sweet Clover
  • Yellow Sweet Clover
  • Ribbed Melilot
  • Melilot
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Melilotus officinalis
  • Synonym: Melilotus melilotus-officinalis

Photo Gallery
Location: Nature Reserve Gent, Belgium
Date: 2007-09-09

 Courtesy Outsidepride
  • Uploaded by vic
Location: Leo Carrillo State Park, California
Date: 2013-03-31
Location: Banff, Canada | August, 2022
Date: 2022-07-31
Location: Karlsruhe, Germany.
Date: May
photo by H. Zell

Date: 2014-06-21
Location: Northumberland, UK
Date: 2013-07-09
Location: Royal Botanical Gardens, Burlington, ON, Canada
Date: 2014-06-05
Location: Nature Reserve Gent, Belgium
Date: 2007-09-09
Location: Büchelberg, Germany.
Date: June
photo by H. Zell
Location: Fort Worth, Tx
Date: 2014-05-21
Location: Ponta do Pargo - Madeira
Date: 2023-04-17

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