New York Metropolitan Flora

Genus: Sesbania

By Science Staff

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Last Modified 03/09/2012

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Nomenclature

Sesbania Scop., Introd. Hist. Nat. 308. 1777.

List of Sesbania Species

References to Sesbania

General Dsicussion

Sesbania herbacea (Mill.) McVaugh (syn. Sesbania exaltata (Raf.) Rydb. ex A.W. Hill) is native to tropical America and the southern U.S. It has been reported adventive in eastern Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, and (New York?) and may eventually be confirmed in our area, but no specimens have yet been seen.