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Trefoil Rattlepod

Halbi Name
Main Photo of The Weed
Vernacular name Jhunjhuna
Scientific name Crotalaria medicaginea Lamarck
Family
Season Kharif
Description
Plant Herbs, shrublets, or shrubs, prostrate to erect, to 1 m tall. Stems slender, branched, appressed silky pubescent. Stipules filiform,
Leaves Leaves 3-foliolate; petioled; leaflet blades oblanceolate, obovate-oblong, or ovate-oblong, abaxially densely silky pubescent, adaxially glabrous, base cuneate, apex obtuse, truncate, or retuse. Photo Gallery
Flower Racemes terminal or leaf-opposed, many flowered; bracts minute. Pediceled. Calyx subcampanulate, 5-lobed; lobes broadly lanceolate. Corolla yellow; standard elliptic to ovate-oblong, apex pilosulose; wings oblong to obovate, beak long and twisted.
Fruit/ seed Ovary sessile. Legume globose, 3-5 mm in diam., included in or slightly exserted beyond calyx, pubescent, 2-seeded, apex shortly beaked.
Habitat and distribution Wastelands
Flowering and fruiting Aug-Oct, fr. Nov-Dec.
Associated with Upland flora
Habit
Inflorescence

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