Introduced from southwestern Asia, yellow sweet clover is a biennial broadleaf legume. Considered a weed for many years, today yellow sweet clover is valued as a green manure, forage legume and honey plant. It produces an abundance of small yellow flowers and can grow up to five feet tall during its second year. Yellow sweet clover is very adaptable and can be found growing in a wide range of conditions. Very drought tolerant. Can become invasive in some areas. It can be cut for hay, included in pastures or used to improve soil.
Scientific Name: Melilotus officinalis