Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Fabales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
SYNONYMOUS WITH Native & naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the US (Isely, 1998)
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Habitat: Fields, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora
Non-native: Mediterranean Europe
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Palmately compound: 5-9 leaflets
5-parted papilionaceous corolla
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