Photos: Ringaskiddy, Co.Cork
Loose elongated racemes of yellow flowers. The standard, wings and keel are more/less equal in length. Fruits are black when ripe, ridged, more/less hairy. Usually 2-seeded. Strong erect growth, height to 1.5m.
Disturbed ground, roadsides, waste ground, grassland, railway banks. Frequent in parts of County Dublin, an occasional casual elsewhere in Ireland.
Identified by Paul Green
Tall Melilot. Ringaskiddy, Co.Cork. September 2008