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Cowitch (Mucuna pruriens)

  • Cowitch (Mucuna Pruriens) https://www.sagebud.com/cowitch-mucuna-pruriens/
    Credit: shobha r | pod of mucuna prurie... | License: CC-BY-2.0
  • Cowitch (Mucuna Pruriens) https://www.sagebud.com/cowitch-mucuna-pruriens/
    Credit: Tracey Slotta @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database | [1] USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database | License: PD USDA
  • Cowitch (Mucuna Pruriens) https://www.sagebud.com/cowitch-mucuna-pruriens/
    Credit: J.M.Garg | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0 GFDL
  • Cowitch (Mucuna Pruriens) https://www.sagebud.com/cowitch-mucuna-pruriens/
    Credit: J.M.Garg | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0 GFDL
  • Cowitch (Mucuna Pruriens) https://www.sagebud.com/cowitch-mucuna-pruriens/
    Credit: J.M.Garg | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0 GFDL
  • Cowitch (Mucuna Pruriens) https://www.sagebud.com/cowitch-mucuna-pruriens/
    Credit: J.M.Garg | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0 GFDL
  • Cowitch (Mucuna Pruriens) https://www.sagebud.com/cowitch-mucuna-pruriens/
    Credit: Paul Hermann Wilhelm Taubert (1862-1897) | Leguminosae. inEngelmann (ed.): Natürliche Pflanzenfamilien. Vol. III, 3. | License: PD Old PD-Art (PD-old)
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Mucuna Pruriens, or more commonly know as Cowitch, is a vine forb/herb of the genus Mucuna. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Mucuna Pruriens or Cowitch's floral region is North America US Lower 48, Puerto Rico and The Virgin Islands, specifically in the states of Alabama, Florida, North Carolina and South Carolina.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Mucuna
  • Family: Fabaceae
  • Order: Fabales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Vine Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (NI) PR (N) VI (N)





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