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Tephrosia spicata (Spiked hoarypea)
Smith, R.W.

Tephrosia spicata

Tephrosia spicata (Walter) Torr. & A. Gray

Spiked Hoarypea

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s): Cracca flexuosa, Cracca spicata, Galega spicata, Tephrosia flexuosa, Tephrosia spicata var. semitonsa


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red


USA: AL , DE , FL , GA , KY , LA , MD , MS , NC , SC , TN , VA

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2019-03-19
Research By: SET

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