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Sesbania drummondii (Rydberg) Cory. Rattlebox, Poisonbean, Siene Bean. Phen: Jun-Sep. Hab: Disturbed areas, spoil, marsh edges, ditches. Dist: Native on the Gulf Coast west to s. TX and Mexico (TAM), the exact eastern edge of the native range uncertain, perhaps w. FL Panhandle. First reported for GA and SC by Townsend et al. (2000), where clearly introduced.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = Ar, FNA11.1, GW2, K1, K3, K4, Mex, NcTx, SE3, Tx, WH3, Isely (1998); = Daubentonia drummondii Rydb. – S; = n/a – RAB; < Daubentonia longiflora (Cav.) DC. – S13, misapplied

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACW
  • Great Plains: FACW

Heliophily: 9

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image of plant© Alan Weakley source | Original Image ⭷
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