Taxon  Report   9628 
Sesbania herbacea  (Mill.) McVaugh
Bigpod sesbania
Sesbania herbacea
© 2010 Dean Kelch
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Sesbania herbacea
© 2001 CDFA
Sesbania herbacea
© 2001 CDFA
Sesbania herbacea, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Sesbania herbacea
© 2009 Barry Rice
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Sesbania
Alkali Sink, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Aeschynomene emerus
PLANTS: Darwinia exaltata
PLANTS: Sesban emerus
PLANTS: Sesban exaltatus
PLANTS: Sesbania emerus
PLANTS: Sesbania macrocarpa
TJM2 + PLANTS: Sesbania exaltata
More information about  Sesbania herbacea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 27, 2017).

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