Etymology: Melilotus: from the Greek words meli, "honey," and lotos, a leguminous plant
Plants: erect, annual/biennial, 1'-6' tall forb, with many, widely-branching stems; taprooted
Leaves: 3-parted, oblong leaflets
Flowers: white Fruits: pod
Habitat: dry; disturbed sites
Hazardous: Careful, this plant is hazardous!
Invasiveness: Invasive - Eradicate!
Conservation Status: Introduced - naturalized; ecologically invasive