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Asian indigo, Three-leaved indig

Halbi Name asian-indigo-three-leaved-indig-1
Main Photo of The Weed
Vernacular name Indigo
Scientific name Indigofera trita L., I.cineraria, I. timoriensis, I. rigida
Family Fabaceae
Season Kharif
Description
Plant A spreading to erect annual or short-lived perennial herb or shrub, 1-3 ft high. Branches
Leaves Leaves are trifoliolate, about 0.8-2.5 cm long. Leaflets are about 1.2-2.6 cm long, obovate or oblong, velvety on both sides. Photo Gallery
Flower Inflorescence is 6-12-flowered, 4.5 cm long or less. Flowers are pink. Sepal cup is 2.5 mm long, with linear teeth. asian-indigo-three-leaved-indig-2asian-indigo-three-leaved-indig-3asian-indigo-three-leaved-indig-4
Fruit/ seed Fruit is about 2.5-2.7 cm long, spreading or deflexed, tetragonous, 6-10- seeded becoming whitish.
Habitat and distribution Off side fields
Flowering and fruiting July-September.
Associated with Bund
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