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Wild Indigo

Halbi Name wild-indigo-f
Main Photo of The Weed
Vernacular name Asia, Sarphoka
Scientific name Tephrosia purpea Pess.
Family Fabaceae
Season Rabi
Description
Plant A perennial herb, 30-60 cmheight, branchee, spreading.
Leaves Imperipinnate, 5-10 cm long, leaflets 11-21 oblanceolate, micronate, glabrous above, silky hairy beneath. Photo Gallery
Flower Flowers in leaf-opposed lax racemes, lower flowers of the racemes fascicled, petal clawed, standard, suborbicular, pubescent on the back. wild-indigo-swild-indigo
Fruit/ seed Pod 3 to 4.5 cm long, linear, slightly, red, curved, mucronate seeds are 5 to 6.
Habitat and distribution Along forest borders, roadsides
Flowering and fruiting August to December
Associated with Dry upland
Habit
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