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Virginia Jointvetch (Aeschynomene virginica)

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Aeschynomene Virginica, or more commonly know as Virginia Jointvetch, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Aeschynomene. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Aeschynomene Virginica or Virginia Jointvetch's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Virginia.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Aeschynomene
  • Family: Fabaceae
  • Order: Fabales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • State Noxious Status: AR (NW)
  • State Noxious Common Name: AR (curly indigo)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: STATE SWSS
  • Federal T/E Status: Threatened
  • Federal T/E Common Name: Virginia jointvetch
  • State T/E Status: MD (E) NC (E) NJ (E) PA (X)
  • State T/E Common Name: MD (sensitive joint-vetch) NC (sensitive jointvetch) NJ (sensitive joint-vetch) PA (sensitive joint-vetch)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACW OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(OBL) 2(FACW)




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