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Melilotus indicus

Family:Fabaceae
Species:Melilotus indicus (L.) All.
Common Name:sour clover
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Growth Habit:Forb/herb
Duration:Biennial
Category:Vascular
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:Botanical tradition has treated the generic name Melilotus as masculine and therefore according to Article 62.1 of the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature (McNeill et al. 2006) it must retain this gender in current usage. Therefore the correct combinations for Melilotus that occur in New York are M. albus (not M. alba), M. altissimus (not M. altissima), M. indicus (not M. indica), and M. officinalis.
Status:Not Persisting, Not Native, Not Naturalized
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Classification

SupraordinalEudicots
Order Fabales
FamilyFabaceae
Genus Melilotus
Species Melilotus indicus (L.) All. - sour clover

Citation

Citation Melilotus indicus (L.) All.
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Source

CountyYearHerbariaNotesSubmission Info
Bronx  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Melilotus indicus
   
Westchester1894 NY
Herbarium Name Used: Melilotus indicus
Werier (2017) voucher!; [Westchester Co.], Yonkers, E.P. Bicknell s.n. 3/6/2018 - David Werier

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.