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Crotalaria sagittalis

Crotalaria sagittalis L.

Arrowhead Rattlebox

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s): Crotalaria pilosa, Crotalaria sagittalis var. blumeriana, Crotalaria sagittalis var. fruticosa

USDA Symbol: CRSA4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual , Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub


USA: AL , AR , AZ , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , SD , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2014-03-06
Research By: JAM

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