Melilotus albus Medik.

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Melilotus albus

Photo: Mark Hyde
Doe Lea Nature Reserve

Melilotus albus

Photo: Mark Hyde
Doe Lea Nature Reserve

Melilotus albus

Photo: Mark Hyde
Doe Lea Nature Reserve

Melilotus albus

Photo: Mark Hyde
Doe Lea Nature Reserve

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Kent number: 77/17/2
BRC number: 920001264
Synonyms:
Common names: White Melilot (English)
Frequency:
Status: Neophyte
BSBI Species Code: A1
Description:
Erect annual or biennial, to 1.5 m. Stipules entire. Leaves oblong-obovate, serrate. Corolla white; wings and keel ± equal, shorter than standard. Legume 3-5 mm, flattened, glabrous, greyish-brown when ripe.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: albus: white
Habitat: In open, often disturbed, habitats.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:Jul - Aug
Worldwide distribution: Europe and N Africa, Asia eastwards to Tibet; widely naturalised elsewhere, e.g. Africa, America and Australia
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Saturday 26 July 2008
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BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Melilotus albus
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Melilotus albus
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Melilotus albus
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Melilotus albus
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Melilotus albus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Melilotus albus
Ispot: Melilotus albus
JSTOR Plant Science: Melilotus albus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Melilotus albus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Melilotus albus
The Plant List (version 1.1): Melilotus albus
Tropicos: Melilotus albus


Copyright: Mark Hyde, 2008-18

Hyde, M.A. (2018). UK Flora: Species information: Melilotus albus.
https://www.ukflora.info/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=130720, retrieved 14 November 2018

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