Neptunia pubescens

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Scientific Name Neptunia pubescens USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Tropical Puff ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Fabaceae (Pea) Southeastern Flora Ref.
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Description Short, sprawling perennial; twice-compound leaves up to 3-1/2 inches long overall with 2 to 5 pairs of pinnae (larger leaflets), each with many (14-43) pairs of tiny leaflets, each 1/10 to 1/3-inch long; globe-shaped yellow flowers in cluster about 1/2 inch across. Each cluster has 15-30 flowers, some sterile and the rest perfect; each sterile flower has 10 yellow protruding sterile stamens that look like petals. Each perfect flower has 10 stamens and a pistil. Texas Status

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