Taxon  Report   5915 
Onobrychis viciifolia  Scopoli
Sainfoin,  Sanfoin
Onobrychis viciifolia
© 2009 Mary Winter
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Onobrychis viciifolia
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
Onobrychis viciifolia
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
Onobrychis viciifolia, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Onobrychis viciifolia
© 2009 Mary Winter
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Onobrychis
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Hedysarum onobrychis
PLANTS: Onobrychis sativa
PLANTS: Onobrychis viciaefolia
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This plant is available commercially.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 20, 2018).

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