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smooth rattlebox
Crotalaria pallida
Crotalaria pallida
smooth rattlebox Pea Family
Crotalaria pallida Fabaceae
common names
  smooth rattlebox
  smooth crotalaria
  striped crotalaria
  salts rattlebox
accepted scientific name
  Crotalaria pallida Aiton
rules for finding collection records
  Crotalaria pallida (92)
  Crotalaria mucronata (0)
  Crotalaria striata (0)
family name
  • Fabaceae
Image Author: ©2006 John R. Gwaltney, Southeastern Flora
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Pea shaped flowers
Petal colors: color
Leaf: Alternate, Compound
Plant Observed All Year
Native to Africa. Naturalized in Hawaii.

How Likely at this Location (20%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
where plant found
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Accepted Scientific Name

Crotalaria pallida   Aiton   (TSN: 26574, Index: 658)

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