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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (6/30/18):
Alysicarpus ovalifolius   FAMILY Fabaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Alysicarpus vaginalis   FAMILY Fabaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Alyce Clover


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (6/30/18):
Alysicarpus ovalifolius   FAMILY Fabaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Alysicarpus vaginalis   FAMILY Fabaceae

 

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3806

Forb
Annual

Non-native: Old World tropics

Habitat: Disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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Invasive?

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LEAVES:
Unifoliolate (technically compound but having only 1 leaflet and appearing simple)
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Pink/ Purplish-blue
Bisexual
4-lobed calyx
10 stamens, diadelphous, 9 and 1
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Legume

 

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