Fabaceae Melilotus officinalis (L.) Lam.

Yellow Sweetclover

Dakota - Other, Incense & Fragrance

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1913, Some Native Nebraska Plants With Their Uses by the Dakota, Collections of the Nebraska State Historical Society 17:358-70, page 365

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Scientific name: Melilotus officinalis (L.) Lam.
USDA symbol: MEOF (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Yellow Sweetclover
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Dakota
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Incense & Fragrance
Notes: Grass hung in houses for the pleasant fragrance.

RECRD: 31063 id: 22559