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Aeschynomene rudis

Aeschynomene rudis Benth.

frisolillo

NCBG PLANT INDEX
ID_PLANT: AERU
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Aeschynomene rudis
GENUS: Aeschynomene
FAMILY: FABACE - Fabaceae (Legume Family)

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DURATION: Perennial
HABIT: Herb

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USDA PLANTS DATABASE
USDA Symbol: AERU
USDA Common Name: Zigzag Jointvetch
Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N)
Distribution: USA (AL, AR, CA, FL, GA, LA, MO, NC, PA, SC, TX), USA+ (PR)
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Forb/herb

WEAKLEY FLORA
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Aeschynomene rudis
COMMON NAME: Frisolillo
SYNONYMY: [= I, K, Mo, SE, WH3, Y, Z]
PHENOLOGY: Jul-Oct.
HABITAT: Roadside ditches, rice fields, disturbed wetlands; native of South America.
COMMENTS: Native to South America, introduced in se. United States, recently becoming a weed. A diploid, and one of the parents of A. virginica (Arrighi et al. 2013).
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ABOUT FAMILY (Weakley Flora)
Fabaceae Lindley 1836 or LEGUMINOSAE A.L. de Jussieu 1789 (Legume Family)
SUMMARY: A family of about 730 genera and 20,000 species, trees, shrubs, and herbs, cosmopolitan.
REFERENCE: Isely (1990)=SE (throughout the family treatment); Isely (1998)=I; Lewis et al. (2005); Wojciechowski, Lavin, & Sanderson (2004); Wilbur (1963a); Robertson & Lee (1976).
ABOUT GENUS (Weakley Flora)
Aeschynomene Linnaeus 1753 (Joint-vetch)
SUMMARY: A genus of about 175 species, herbs and shrubs, pantropical and warm temperate.
REFERENCE: Arrighi et al. (2013); Carulli, Tucker, & Dill (1988)=Z; Rudd (1955)=Y; Isely (1998)=I. Key adapted in part from SE.
HERBARIUM RESOURCES
SERNEC: Find Aeschynomene rudis in Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)
UNC SERNEC: Find Aeschynomene rudis in University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium - Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)

WEB RESOURCES
USDA: Find Aeschynomene rudis in USDA Plants
NPIN: Find Aeschynomene rudis in NPIN Database
FNA: Find Aeschynomene rudis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Aeschynomene rudis

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