Melilotus officinalis

Yellow Sweet Clover
Melilotus officinalis

Family: Pea (Fabaceae)
AKA: Yellow Melilot, Ribbed Melilot, Common Melilot
Photo taken on: June 26, 2004
Location: Almont, CO
Life Zones: Plains to montane
Habitat: Disturbed soil

Grows to 5ft tall in colonies with many branches and tiny fragrant flowers. Leaves are divided into three leaflets. It is invasive along disturbed roadsides. It is very similar in appearance to White Sweet Clover.

Yellow Long Clusters