White Sweetclover - Melilotus albus
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)
A European species now widespread in North America.
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- Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.
- Lesica, P.L. and T.H. DeLuca. 2000. Sweetclover: A potential problem for the Northern Great Plains. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation; Ankeny 55(3): 259-261.