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White Sweetclover - Melilotus albus

Exotic Species (not native to Montana)

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 0

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General Description
Stems erect, 50–100 cm. Leaflets 1–3 cm long. Flowers white, 3–4 mm long; calyx ca. 2 mm long with linear lobes. Legume 3–4 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
A European species now widespread in North America.

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 14

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