Plants of USA and Canada

Crotalaria juncea L.



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Name: Crotalaria juncea L.
Nomencl. ref.: Sp. Pl. 2: 714. 1753 [1 May 1753]

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Common names

US name U.S. name: sunn hemp
en English name: sunn-hemp
Spanish name: cáñamo san
French name: crotolaire jonciforme

Grown habit: Forb/herb
Duration: Annual
 

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Crotalaria juncea
Crotalaria juncea
Seedpods at Mokulele Hwy, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Crotalaria juncea
Crotalaria juncea
Flowering habit at Mokulele Hwy, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Crotalaria juncea
Crotalaria juncea
Leaves at Mokulele Hwy, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Crotalaria juncea
Crotalaria juncea
Flowers at Mokulele Hwy, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Crotalaria juncea
Crotalaria juncea
Seedpods at Mokulele Hwy, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Crotalaria juncea
Crotalaria juncea
Seeds in hand at Mokulele Hwy, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Crotalaria juncea
Crotalaria juncea
Habit next to seed corn at Mokulele Hwy, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Crotalaria juncea
Crotalaria juncea
Habit edge of seed corn crop at Mokulele Hwy, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Crotalaria juncea
Crotalaria juncea
Seedpods at Mokulele Hwy, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Crotalaria juncea
Crotalaria juncea
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Crotalaria juncea
Crotalaria juncea
Habit edge of seed corn crop at Mokulele Hwy, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Crotalaria juncea
Crotalaria juncea
Seedpod and seeds in hand at Mokulele Hwy, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Crotalaria juncea
Crotalaria juncea
Flowers at Mokulele Hwy, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Crotalaria juncea
Crotalaria juncea
Seedpods at Mokulele Hwy, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Crotalaria juncea
Crotalaria juncea
Seedpod in hand at Mokulele Hwy, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Crotalaria juncea
Crotalaria juncea
Flowers at Mokulele Hwy, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Crotalaria juncea
Crotalaria juncea
Leaves at Mokulele Hwy, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Crotalaria juncea
Crotalaria juncea
Habit at Mokulele Hwy, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Crotalaria juncea
Crotalaria juncea
Flower at Mokulele Hwy, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Crotalaria juncea
Crotalaria juncea
Habit at Mokulele Hwy, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.


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(*) Source: USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA
 

 




Distribution in USA and Canada

USA (FL, HI), USA+ (PR, VI)

Distributional map for Crotalaria juncea L.
Map for Crotalaria juncea L.
USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA


TAXONOMY

Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
Superdivision: Spermatophyta
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae


Genus: Crotalaria


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