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Orbexilum pedunculatum

Orbexilum pedunculatum (Mill.) Rydb.

Sampson's snakeroot

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: orpe

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit:
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , FL , GA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MD , MI , MO , MS , NC , OH , OK , SC , TN , TX , VA
Native Habitat: Sandy wooded areas, east and southeast Texas. Well-drained soils.

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Part Shade

Benefit

Interesting Foliage: yes

Propagation

Commercially Avail: yes

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACU FACU FACU FACU FACU
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:

Texas Discovery Gardens - Dallas, TX

Additional resources

USDA: Find Orbexilum pedunculatum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Orbexilum pedunculatum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Orbexilum pedunculatum

Metadata

Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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