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Ribbed Melilot

A tall plant with spikes of yellow flowers found on roadsides and waste ground.



Common Name Ribbed Melilot
Scientific Name Melilotus officinalis
Species Group Pea Family Fabaceae
Interest Level
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Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Pea family - Leguminosae
Status Locally common
Flower Colour Group Yellow
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
  • 09 - September
Preferred Environment
Look for Tallish upright plant with rows of pea flowers on opposite sides of the stem
Additional Identification Notes
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Pea Family Fabaceae