melilot


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melilot:

see sweet cloversweet clover
or melilot
, Eurasian and North African leguminous herbs of the genus Melilotus of the family Leguminosae (pulse family). Sweet clovers, now widely naturalized in North America, are used as forage, cover, and soiling crops.
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The sweet, seductive smell of the melilot, a subspecies of the lotus, might underscore the erotic overtones of the latter flower in other ancient Greek poetry.
Physiological and morphological aspects of interactions between Rhizobium melilot and alfafa (Medicago sativa) in association with Azospirillum brasiliense.
(*) Melilotus officinalis (L.) Lam.; SYN: Melilotus albus Medik., Melilotus officinale (L.) Pall.; Yellow Sweet Clover, White Sweet Clover, White Melilot; Dry roadside; Rare; C = 0; BSUH 14762, 14886.
They cover herbs such as Bur Marigold, Dog Mercury, Common Buckthorn, Melilot Mellotus Oficinalis and Wood Betony, seem to have been hand-painted and some are marked with the Ravensknowle stamp.