Melilotus albus

Melilotus albus Medik.

Common Names

حندقوق (Arabic)

Languages: English



Height: 0.4-1.2 mز

Ecology and Distribution

Global Distribution

Europe, Mediterranean Regiopn, West and Central Asia; Introduced and Naturalized elsewhere.

Distribution in Egypt

Nile Valley North of Nubia (Location: Delta), North Sinai, Nile Valley North of Nubia, Nubia.


Weed of Cultivation.

Life Expectancy

Annual or short-lived perennial.


  • Melilotus argutus Rchb. (synonym)


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