Calflora
Taxon  Report   8578    
Sesbania punicea  (Cav.) Benth.
Rattlebox
Sesbania punicea, a dicot, is a shrub that is not native to California. Cal-IPC rating: High
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Sesbania
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Communities: wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Daubentonia punicea
PLANTS: Sesbania tripetii
More information about  Sesbania punicea

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 16, 2019).