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

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