Sesbania exaltata (Raf.) Cory

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Sesbania exaltata (Raf.) Cory

  • Description

    Species Description - Rank, glabrous annual to 4 m; lfls 30–70, narrowly oblong, 1–3 cm; fls 2–6 in short racemes, yellow mottled with purple, 1.5–2 cm; fr 10–20 cm × 3–4 mm, subtended by the persistent cal and tipped with the long, slender style; 2n=12. Alluvial soil; tropical Amer. to Fla., Tex., and s. Mo., and rarely adventive along the coast in our range. (S. macrocarpa)

  • Common Names