Taxon  Report   10971 
Melilotus albus  Medik.
White sweetclover
Melilotus albus
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Melilotus albus
© 2008 Keir Morse
Melilotus albus
© 2008 Keir Morse
Melilotus albus, a dicot, is an annual or biennial herb that is not native to California.

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Melilotus albus
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Melilotus
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + JM93
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Melilotus alba
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Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 29, 2016).

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