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Alkali Swainsonpea (Sphaerophysa salsula)


Sphaerophysa Salsula, or more commonly know as Alkali Swainsonpea, is a subshrub forb/herb of the genus Sphaerophysa. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Sphaerophysa Salsula or Alkali Swainsonpea's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Sphaerophysa
  • Family: Fabaceae
  • Order: Fabales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Subshrub Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I) CAN (I)
  • State Noxious Status: CA (AW) NV (NW) OR (BDW Q) WA (CBW)
  • State Noxious Common Name: CA (Austrian peaweed) NV (Austrian peaweed) OR (Austrian peaweed) WA (swainsonpea)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: STATE WSWS
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: UPL FAC
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 4(NI) 6(NI) 7(NI) 8(FAC) 9(UPL) 0(NI)

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