Calflora
Taxon  Report   5407    
Melilotus officinalis  Lam.
Yellow sweetclover
Melilotus officinalis, a dicot, is an annual or biennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Melilotus
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Melilotus alba
PLANTS: Melilotus albus var. annuus
PLANTS: Melilotus arvensis
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More information about  Melilotus officinalis

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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Feb 21, 2019).