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Melilotus altissimus
Synonyms: M. macrorrhizus

Common Name(s): Tall melilot
Family: Fabaceae
Growth Habit: Biennial
Growing Days:
Precipitation: 18
Winter Minimum:
Soil pH: 6.5 to 7.5
Soil Texture/Type: Any non-acid soil
Soil Drainage:
Photoperiod Response:
Light Intensity:
This sweet clover tends to be very winter hardy.
Pythium, Phytothora, Anthrachose, Cercospora
Food - vegetable, Poison - mammals, Animal Food - forage, Additive - flavoring


Geographical Origin:
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