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Sesbania punicea
Sesbania punicea
rattlebox Pea Family
Sesbania punicea Fabaceae
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English common name
Spanish common names
  •acacia mansa
  •café de la costa
accepted scientific name
  •Sesbania punicea (Cav.) Benth.
rules for finding collection records
  •Daubentonia punicea (0)
  •Sesbania punicea (302)
family name
  • Fabaceae
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Category: Broadleaf Trees
Flowers: Pea shaped flowers
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is .8 to 1.2 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Compound
Plant Observed 3rd week of August thru 1st week of May
Native to Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay, and Uruguay.

How Likely at this Location (46%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
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