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Sweet-clover
Melilotus officinalis (Melilotus alba)

Sweet-clover can have white or yellow flowers. The white-flowered variety was formerly considered to be separate species, Melilotus alba.

• Family: Pea (Fabaceae)
• Habitat: roadsides, waste places
• Height: 2-5 feet
• Flower size: 1/8 inch long
• Flower color: yellow or white
• Flowering time: June to September
• Origin: Europe, Asia

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Last updated November 13, 2005. © 2005 Connecticut Botanical Society. All rights reserved.