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Melilotus  Mill.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 26148

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): sweetclover [English]
    sweet clover
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyFabaceae  – peas, legumes  
                               GenusMelilotus Mill. – sweetclover, sweet clover  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Melilotus albus Medik. – Bokhara-clover, honey-clover, white melilot, white sweet-clover 
                                  Species Melilotus altissimus Thuill. – tall yellow sweetclover 
                                  Species Melilotus elegans Salzm. ex Ser. – elegant sweetclover 
                                  Species Melilotus hirsutus Lipsky  
                                  Species Melilotus indicus (L.) All. – annual yellow sweetclover, Indian sweet-clover 
                                  Species Melilotus infestus Guss.  
                                  Species Melilotus italicus (L.) Lam.  
                                  Species Melilotus officinalis (L.) Lam. – yellow sweetclover, ribbed melilot, field melilot, cornilla real, yellow sweet-clover 
                                  Species Melilotus segetalis (Brot.) Ser.  
                                  Species Melilotus siculus (Turra) B.D. Jacks.  
                                  Species Melilotus speciosus Durieu  
                                  Species Melilotus suaveolens Ledeb. – sweetclover, Daghestan sweet-clover 
                                  Species Melilotus sulcatus Desf. – Mediterranean sweetclover 
                                  Species Melilotus tauricus (M. Bieb.) Ser.  
                                  Species Melilotus wolgicus Poir. – Volga sweet clover, Volga sweetclover 

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Fabaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Melilotus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Melilotus   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Melilotus   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Melilotus   
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