Yellow Sweet Clover

Melilotus officinalis

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The Yellow Sweet Clover is a year round shrub. Its height ranges between 2 and 4 ft. The clover has small bright yellow and white (M. alba) flowers that bloom from late Spring to early Fall. The biennial shrub stays green year round.

The Yellow Sweet Clover is highly abundant shrub but is less common in dark or wet areas.

A few of Yellow Sweet Clover's medicinal use are for cramps, blood clots, and swelling in the heart due to its high amount of coumarinic acid.

References
1. encyclopedia.com
2. fireflyforest.com
3. Wikipedia.com

Author: Samuel Dauk Age: 12

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  1. (c) tyrrellscience98, all rights reserved, uploaded by tyrrellscience98, http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/4067994
  2. (c) José María Escolano, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), https://www.flickr.com/photos/valdelobos/5919531971/
  3. Adapted by albuquerqueherbalism from a work by (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melilotus_officinalis

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