Wildflowers – Ribbed Melilot

Ribbed mellow
Ribbed Melilot

Ribbed Melilot (Melilotus officinalis) also known as sweet clover can be an annual or biennial plant, and can grow to be almost 2m high at maturity. Leaves alternate on the stem and possess three leaflets. Yellow flowers bloom in spring and summer and produce fruit in pods typically containing one seed. Seeds can be viable for up to 30 years. 

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