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Orbexilum onobrychis

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Plant types and subtypes: Perennials

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun

Water Use: medium

Soil Moisture: dry, moist

Soil Description: rich, average, poor, loam

Height: 2'-4'

Bloom Time: June, July

Bloom Color: purple, blue

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8

Additional Tags: attracts bees, naturalizing

Orbexilum onobrychis (French-grass)
  • Orbexilum onobrychis (French-grass)

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Description

Orbexilum onobrychis

Also known as:

French-grass

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Scientific Synonyms:

Psoralea onobrychis

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AR, IA, IL, IN, KY, MO, NC, OH, SC, TN, VA, WV

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Endangered: IA

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Fabales
Family Fabaceae Pea family
Genus Orbexilum leather-root
Species Orbexilum onobrychis French-grass