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Centrosema virginianum

Centrosema virginianum (L.) Benth.

Bradburya virginiana (L.) Kuntze

Centrosema virginianum (L.) Benth. var. ellipticum (DC.) Fernald

Spurred Butterfly Pea

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassRosidaeRoses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more
OrderFabalesLegumes (pea and bean families)
FamilyFabaceaeLegume family (peas and beans)
GenusCentrosema
Speciesvirginianum

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Centrosema virginianum description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 21 Jul 2010.

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Centrosema virginianum (Spurred Butterfly Pea)

10/18/2008 · Kimball’s Ice Cream, Westford, MA
≈ 2 × 1¾" (5.9 × 4.4 cm) ID is uncertain

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