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Sesbania herbacea Arrives in the Falls Lake Area

Sesbanias are tall, scrawny weeds in the pea and bean family, the Fabaceae.  Their shape and compound leaves are said to resemble a young Mimosa sapling or a Wild Senna.  Sesbania vesicaria (Bagpod) has become common in the Falls Lake region, … Continue reading

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Sesbania vesicaria (Bagpod) at Falls Lake, North Carolina

Primarily a Coastal Plain plant that thrives in ditches and wet, disturbed areas, Bagpod – Sesbania vesicaria – is a relative newcomer to the Falls Lake area. Populations of this tall, gangly, woody annual have gradually been moving inland and … Continue reading

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