Sesbania herbacea

ClassificationDicots
FamilyFabaceae
Family (Traditional)Fabaceae
GenusSesbania
SpeciesSesbania herbacea (P. Mill.) McVaugh
Common Namebigpod sesbania, Coffeeweed, Indigoweed, Sesbaniya Roslaya
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Compound;
Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 0.8
C value 1
StatusNative; AGCP (FACW), EMP (FAC) (NWPL)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Darwinia exaltata Darwinia exaltata Raf.
Sesban exaltatus Sesban exaltatus (Raf.) Rydb.
Sesbania exaltata Sesbania exaltata (Raf.) Rydb. ex A.W. Hill
Sesbania macrocarpa Sesbania macrocarpa Muhl. ex Raf.
Sesbania sesban Sesbania sesban Merr.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Carlisle (KY), Fulton (KY), Hickman (KY), McCracken (KY), Marshall (KY), Trigg (KY), Dyer (TN), Hardeman (TN), Haywood (TN), Humphreys (TN), Lake (TN), Marshall (TN), Obion (TN), Shelby (TN), Tipton (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1973 - 2008

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100433091 Marshall Kentucky 06 Oct 1996 Ronald L. Jones
8059
EKY
Sesbania exaltata
31234100433109 McCracken Kentucky 30 Aug 1975 Raymond Athey
3175
EKY
Sesbania exaltata
31234100433117 Trigg Kentucky 11 Aug 2008 Edward W. Chester
14767
EKY
Sesbania herbacea
31234100433075 Hickman Kentucky Elizabeth M. Browne
6481
EKY
Sesbania exaltata
31234100433083 Hickman Kentucky 12 Sep 1973 Elizabeth M. Browne
73F1.27
EKY
Sesbania exaltata
TENN-V-0127561 Tipton Tennessee
TENN
Sesbania macrocarpa
TENN-V-0127560 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Sesbania macrocarpa
TENN-V-0127555 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Sesbania macrocarpa
TENN-V-0127582 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Sesbania exaltata
TENN-V-0127549 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Sesbania macrocarpa
APSC0054646 Marshall Kentucky
APSC
Sesbania herbacea
APSC0105400 Carlisle Kentucky
APSC
Sesbania herbacea
APSC0105399 Fulton Kentucky
APSC
Sesbania herbacea
APSC0071124 Fulton Kentucky
APSC
Sesbania herbacea
TENN-V-0127558 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Sesbania macrocarpa
TENN-V-0127550 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Sesbania macrocarpa
TENN-V-0127551 Humphreys Tennessee
TENN
Sesbania macrocarpa
TENN-V-0127554 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Sesbania macrocarpa
TENN-V-0127553 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Sesbania macrocarpa
TENN-V-0127552 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Sesbania macrocarpa
TENN-V-0127559 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Sesbania macrocarpa
TENN-V-0127556 Marshall Tennessee
TENN
Sesbania macrocarpa
TENN-V-0127557 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Sesbania macrocarpa
APSC0016897 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Sesbania herbacea
APSC0016966 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Sesbania herbacea
APSC0016899 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Sesbania herbacea
APSC0054647 Marshall Kentucky
APSC
Sesbania herbacea
APSC0054648 Marshall Kentucky
APSC
Sesbania herbacea
TENN-V-0243971 Humphreys Tennessee
TENN
Sesbania exaltata
APSC0098407 Dyer Tennessee
APSC
Sesbania herbacea
APSC0098038 Hardeman Tennessee
APSC
Sesbania herbacea
APSC0016965 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Sesbania herbacea
APSC0016898 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Sesbania herbacea
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