Melilotus albus Desr.
FamilyLeguminosae — APG family: Fabaceae
DescriptionStem erect, 1-2 meters tall, branched; leaflets oblong, with about 10 pairs of veins, serrate; racemes lax and slender; flowers white, 4-5 mm long, wings and keel nearly equal, somewhat shorter than standard; pods glabrous, reticulate, ovate, compressed, mucronate, black when ripe.
EcologyWaste places; an introduced weed. Described from Siberia.
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.