Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4186

Subshrub; Forb
Perennial

Non-native: central Europe to Iran

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INVASIVE

This plant is causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

SC List of Regulated Pest Plant Species, 2017
USDA Federal Noxious Weed List, 093014

 

full sun partial shade ...Wet ...Variable

LEAVES:
Odd-pinnately compound: 9-21 leaflets
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White, pink or purplish
Bilaterally symmetrical
5-toothed campanulate calyx
5-parted papilionaceous corolla
10 monadelphous stamens
Flowers in terminal & axillary racemes

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Legume

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Fabales

PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Galega officinalis   FAMILY Fabaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Professor-weed, Goats-rue


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Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_g_officinalis1_arg

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Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_g_officinalis1_argb

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Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_g_officinalis1_argc

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Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_galega_officinalis1

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