Melilotus officinalis (L.) Pallas

Yellow melilot

source: Rasbak (2005), publisher: Wikimedia Commons (GFDL license)
source: Rasbak (2005), publisher: Wikimedia Commons (GFDL license)

Nomenclature

GrinTax Melilotus officinalis (L.) Lam.
The Plant list Melilotus officinalis (L.) Pall.
English name Yellow melilot



Crop relationship
Melilot same genus



FLORON data (2014)
Indigeneity naturalized before 1500
Trend since 1950 stable or increasing
Presence common
Status least concern
Legal protection unlisted

© NDFF, 2015
© NDFF, 2015

Legend distribution maps

upper map:

  • red: locations of presence from year 2000 onwards
  • blue: previous localities where the species has not been observed anymore after 1999.
  • source: Verspreidingsatlas.nl

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lower map:

Distribution area
Europe temperate zones
Asia temperate zones
Africa some areas
North-America temperate zones
South-America some areas
Australia some areas
source: wilde-planten.nl, 2015
source: wilde-planten.nl, 2015

Expected distribution due to climate change

Expected distribution area in 2070 in the European region and in the Netherlands compared with current suitable areas under an optimistic and a pessimistic climate change scenario (see: About CWRnl / Methodology). Click on a map to enlarge.

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Optimistic scenario

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Distribution data GBIF, December 2016
Distribution data GBIF, December 2016

Pessimistic scenario

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Additional information