Melilotus
melilot, sweet-clover
3 species
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Melilotus albuswhite sweet-clover
Distribution: Widely distributed across Washington; widely distributed as a weed over most of the United States and southern Canada.
Habitat: Roadsides, waste ground, disturbed soil.
Origin: Introduced
Flowers: May-October
Melilotus indicussmall flowered yellow sweet clover, Indian sweet-clover
Distribution: Sparingly introduced in western Washington and Oregon, more common in California.
Habitat: Waste ground, disturbed soil.
Origin: Introduced
Flowers: May - July
Melilotus officinalisyellow sweet-clover
Distribution: Widely distributed throughout Washington; introduced throughout the United States
Habitat: Widespread weed of roadsides and waste ground.
Origin: Introduced
Flowers: May-September