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Vascular Plants of California
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Key to Melilotus

View taxon page for Melilotus

(For a list of species in Melilotus, use the above link.)

Jepson Manual glossary definitions can be seen by moving your cursor over words underlined with dots.

1. Corolla 2.5–3 mm; fruit bumpy or with faint lines ..... M. indicus

1' Corolla 3–7 mm; fruit irregularly cross-ridged or with network of lines

2. Corolla white, 3.5–5 mm; fruit with network of lines ..... M. albus

2' Corolla yellow, 4.5–7 mm; fruit irregularly cross-ridged ..... M. officinalis


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