Yellow Sweetclover Melilotus officinalis (Linnaeus) PallasNon-native    Synonyms: Melilotus indicus.
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Fabales   >   Family Fabaceae   >   Genus Melilotus   

Status:

"Naturalized from Europe; Quebec to British Columbia and southward" (Reed, 1964).

Relationships:

Host plant for various moth species including Wavy-lined Emerald Moth (Database of World's Lepidopteran Host Plants).

There are 275 records in the project database.

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Yellow Sweetclover blooming at Fort Smallwood, Maryland (6/8/2013). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Yellow Sweetclover in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (6/4/2018). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Yellow Sweetclover blooming in Howard Co., Maryland (5/23/2013). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Yellow Sweetclover in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/13/2011). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

The leaves of Yellow Sweet Clover in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/2/2013). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Yellow Sweetclover in Prince George's Co., Maryland (7/16/2016). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Yellow Sweetclover in Howard Co., Maryland (5/18/2017). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Yellow Sweetclover in Howard Co., Maryland (5/11/2017). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)


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