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Melilotus officinalis (L.)Pall.

2 photos.
This species has probably escaped from cultivation.  It is considered an invasive species, a weed
which infests the roadsides of the state.  It is known as "yellow sweet clover" or "ribbed melilot"

ITIS Taxonomic Serial No. 26150

1.  Mid-July.  An infestation along the Elliot Highway at 44 mile.
Some Melilotus albus in the foreground.  There are miles of M. albus
along the Dalton highway.








2.  Close-up of the plants in photo 1.