Melilotus albus Medik.

White melilot

source: Lukas skywalker (2007), publisher: Wikimedia Commons (Free Art License)
source: Lukas skywalker (2007), publisher: Wikimedia Commons (Free Art License)


GrinTax Melilotus albus Medik.
The Plant list Melilotus albus Medik.
English name White 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:

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lower map:

Distribution area
Europe temperate zones
Asia temperate zones
Afric temperate zones
North-America temperate zones
South-America temperate zones
Australia temperate zones
source:, 2015
source:, 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.


Optimistic scenario

Distribution data GBIF, July 2017
Distribution data GBIF, July 2017

Pessimistic scenario


Additional information