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Sonoran Desert Plants
Melilotus indicus (Yellow Sourclover,trebol agrio)

Coffee Pot Mountain


Habitat: disturbed areas
Life Form: forb,annual
Leaf Description: alternate trifoliate toothed
Flower Color: yellow
Flowering Period: year round
Spines: spineless
Family: Fabaceae (bean family)
Abundance: introduced
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2015. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: a flora of southwestern Arizona. Part 14. Eudicots: Fabaceae - legume family. Phytoneuron 2015-58: 1-83. Published 20 Oct 2015. ISSN 2153 733X page 40 (13.1 MB pdf)

Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page (opens in a new tab).






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