Calflora
Taxon  Report   9628    
Sesbania herbacea  (Mill.) McVaugh
Bigpod sesbania
Sesbania herbacea
© 2018 Meg Devine
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Sesbania herbacea
© 2010 Dean Kelch
Sesbania herbacea
© 2001 CDFA
Sesbania herbacea, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Sesbania herbacea
© 2018 Meg Devine
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Sesbania
Communities: Alkali Sink, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

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

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (SEHE8)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 15, 2018).

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