[The Sweet-clovers of the Columbia River
Gorge of Oregon and Washington]
White Melilot, White Sweetclover, White Sweet-clover
Synonyms: Melilotus alba, Melilotus albus var. annuus, Melilotus officinalis var. alba
The photo above shows a close-up of the flower of white sweet-clover as seen at the west bank of the Deschutes River at its mouth........October 7, 2006.
Yellow sweet-clover is a weedy species of disturbed
places such as roadsides and waste areas.
In the Columbia River Gorge, it may be found between
the elevations of 100'-1700' from the Sandy River in the west eastward to the east bank of the Deschutes River.
The photo above shows the ternately compound
leaf of white sweet-clover as seen at the west bank of the Deschutes River at its mouth...................October 7, 2006.