ribbed melilot

Melilotus officinalis1

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Melilotus officinalis, known as yellow sweet clover, yellow melilot, ribbed melilot and common melilot is a species of legume native to Eurasia and introduced in North America, Africa and Australia.

the white sweet clover 3

The white sweet clover has white flowers and it is very small. It grows on green lands and private habitats. It is used medicinally for leg pain and, night leg cramps. It can also be used for hay or pasture. Sweet clover provides food and cover to variety of birds and mammals. Melilotus is the scientific name for white sweet clover. Yellow fabales are an order of flowering plants including the rosid group.The white sweet clover is adapted to the green manure for fields(soil).

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  1. (c) Steve Chilton, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), http://www.flickr.com/photos/73779416@N00/874582141
  2. Adapted by kristen_himm from a work by (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melilotus_officinalis
  3. (c) kristen_himm, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)

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