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This species is accepted, and its native range is Europe.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Not Threatened
Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Herb
Vernacular
Donnik Roslyi, Grand Melilot, Hoher Honigklee, Hoher Steinklee, Melilot Eleve, Tall Melilot, Tall Yellow Sweetclover

[ILDIS]
Use
Forage, Medicine

Native to:

Albania, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Central European Rus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East European Russia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, South European Russi, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Baltic States, Great Britain, Illinois, Ireland, New York, Northwest European R, West Siberia, Wisconsin

Melilotus altissimus Thuill. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5942] K001122594
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5942] K001122593
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5942] K001122592
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5942], India K001122590
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 5942] K001122596
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5942] K001122595
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5942], India K001122591
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5942], India K001122597

First published in Fl. Env. Paris, ed. 2: 378 (1799)

Accepted by

  • Chadde, S.W. (2019). Wisconsin Flora ed. 2: 1-818. Steve W. Chadde.
  • Isely, D. (1998). Native and Naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States: 1-1007. Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum. Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.
  • Mohlenbrock, R.H. (2014). Vascular Flora of Illinois. A Field Guide, ed. 4: 1-536. Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1968). Flora Europaea 2: 1-469. Cambridge University Press.
  • Werier, D. (2017). Catalogue of the Vascular plants of New York state Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club 27: 1-542.
  • Yakovlev, G.P., Sytin, A.K. & Roskov, Y.R. (1996). Legumes of Northern Eurasia. A checklist: 1-724. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Chadde, S.W. (2019). Wisconsin Flora ed. 2: 1-818. Steve W. Chadde.
  • Isely, D. (1998). Native and Naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States: 1-1007. Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum. Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.
  • Mohlenbrock, R.H. (2014). Vascular Flora of Illinois. A Field Guide, ed. 4: 1-536. Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1968). Flora Europaea 2: 1-469. Cambridge University Press.
  • Yakovlev, G.P., Sytin, A.K. & Roskov, Y.R. (1996). Legumes of Northern Eurasia. A checklist: 1-724. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Blamey, M. & Grey-Wilson, C. (1989). The Illustrated Flora of Britain & Northern Europe
  • Bobrov, E. G. (1941). In: Flora URSS, Vol. 11. Mosqua, Leningrad. (Rus)
  • Hess, H. E. et al. (0). Flora Der Schweiz, Band 2. Birkhauser.
  • Langhe, J.-E. de et al. (1983). Nouvelle Flore.. Belgique, .. Luxembourg, .. Nord de la France...
  • Paris F. & al. (1976). Guide des fleurs sauvages. Neuchatel, Paris. (Fr)
  • Rothmaler W. & al. (1988). Exkursionsflora fur die Gebiete der DDR und der BRD. Bd. 2.
  • Seitler, H. (1977). Die Flora des Furstentums Liechtenstein
  • Sokolov, P. D. (1987). Rastitelnye resursy SSR. (Vol 4). Leningrad(Rus.)
  • Stace, C. (1991). New Flora of the British Isles. Cambridge Univ. Press
  • Terrell, E. E. (1977). Checklist of Names for 3, 000 Vas. Pl... Agric. Handbook No. 505
  • Yakovlev G, Sytin A & Roskov Y (1996). Legumes of Northern Eurasia. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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