Taxon  Report   10971    
Melilotus albus  Medik.
White sweetclover
Melilotus albus
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
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.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details)

point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Melilotus albus
© 2012 Aaron Arthur
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Melilotus
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Melilotus alba
More information about  Melilotus albus
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


Search (Flora of North America)

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Suggested Citation
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 17, 2019).