Sesame (Sesamum orientale)

Sesamum Orientale, or more commonly know as Sesame, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Sesamum. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Sesamum Orientale or Sesame's floral region is North America US Lower 48, Puerto Rico and The Virgin Islands

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Sesamum
  • Family: Pedaliaceae
  • Order: Scrophulariales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I) PR (I) VI (I)

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