Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Alysicarpus ovalifolius (Schumacher) J. Léonard. Alyce Clover. Hab: Disturbed areas. Dist: Native of the Old World Tropics, planted as a forage crop (at least formerly), and rarely naturalized. The VA occurrence is from chrome ore piles in Newport News and presumably a waif. Present in the SC Coastal Plain (Bradley et al. [in prep.]).

Origin/Endemic status: Paleotropics

Syn: = Fl3, K3, K4, WH3, Woods & Diamond (2016); < Alysicarpus vaginalis – Ar, K1, SE3, Isely (1998)

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