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Aeschynomene virginica (Linnaeus) Britton, Sterns, & Poggenburg. clade: Aeschynomene. Northern Jointvetch, Sensitive Jointvetch. Phen: Jul-Oct. Hab: Fresh to brackish tidal marshes and adjacent ditches, fields, and disturbed areas. Dist: NJ to ne. NC.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Taxonomy Comments: A member of the American sect. Aeschynomene clade (Oliveira Silva Cardoso et al. 2019).

Other Comments: Generally not weedy in most of its range, but in NC (now) found mostly in weedy situations, such as ditches or fields hydrologically connected to tidal waters. See Tyndall, Holt, & Lam (1996) and Belden & Van Alstine (2003) for additional information on habitat, population biology, and survey techniques. See Baskin et al. (1998) for additional information about seed germination and viability. Apparently a tetraploid derivative of A. rudis and A. scabra (Arrighi et al. 2013).

Synonymy: = C, F, FNA11.1, G, K1, K3, K4, Pa, RAB, SE3, Tat, Va, Carulli, Tucker, & Dill (1988), Isely (1998), Rudd (1955); < Aeschynomene virginica (L.) Britton, Sterns, & Poggenb. – S, S13

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: OBL
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: OBL

Heliophily: 9

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