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Cats bell, showy crotalaria, showy rattlepod

Halbi Name cats-bell-showy-crotalaria-showy-rattlepod-1
Main Photo of The Weed
Vernacular name Greater rattle pod, Jangli san, jhunjhunia
Scientific name Crotolaria spectaballis Roth.
Family Fabaceae
Season Kharif
Description
Plant A annual shrub, 1-1.5 m tall, many branches covered with velvety hairs.
Leaves Oblong leaves, with a wedge-shaped base. Photo Gallery
Flower Numerous large yellow flowers occur in erect racemes, flowers are 2.5 cm across, bright yellow, with purple tinge. The "standard" petal is circular. cats-bell-showy-crotalaria-showy-rattlepod-2cats-bell-showy-crotalaria-showy-rattlepod-3
Fruit/ seed Long, elliptic bearing many seeds
Habitat and distribution Open ground, cultivated fields, roadsides, railroads
Flowering and fruiting August - November
Associated with Wasteland flora
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