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This is an important update to a previous post. If you read this post before, please accept my apologies; and do read it again. Most of the original remains, with updated information in bold print to illustrate the importance of RESEARCH, RESEARCH, RESEARCH

 

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This is an important update to a previous post.  If you read this post before, please accept my apologies; and do read it again.  Most of the original remains, with updated information in bold print to illustrate the importance of RESEARCH, RESEARCH, RESEARCH.

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We live in a magical Queendom; fraught with a plethora of overlooked, delicious surprises, such as White Sweet Clover, Melilotus alba, also known as white melilot, or sweet-scented clover.

White Sweet Clover is a biennial, standing on hardy, smooth, erect, branching, stems, between 4 and 6 feet high.

The leaflets are narrow, grouped in 3’s, variable, ovate to oblong, from 1 to 2 inches long, with faintly serrate edges.

The tiny flowers are white, pea-like, and numerous, running along spikes.  White Sweet Clover grows along river and stream banks, in fields and waste places, throughout the continental U.S., flowering in July and August. White Sweet Clover has a distinctive, vanilla-like, sweet fragrance, which…

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Posted May 28, 2012 by forageporage in Uncategorized

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