Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Crotalaria pallida Aiton var. obovata (G. Don) Polhill. Smooth Rattlebox. Phen: Jul-Sep; Aug-Oct. Hab: Roadsides and fields. Dist: Native of Africa.

Origin/Endemic status: Subsaharan Africa

Syn: = Fl3, K1, K3, K4, SE3, WH3, Isely (1998), Leverett & Woods (2012), Ward (2009, 2010); ? Crotalaria mucronata – RAB, misapplied; ? Crotalaria striata – S, misapplied

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