Bagpod (Glottidium vesicarium)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Glottidium vesicarium Accepted
Sesbania vesicaria Synonym
Sesbania platycarpa Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: To 3 feet or more.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Reddish-yellow with yellow striations.
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Toxicity: Fruit is poisonous
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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Date: 2015-08-11
By needrain
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Location: ILDate: 2016-10-17
By molanic
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Location: ILDate: 2016-09-13
By molanic
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Location: north central TexasDate: 2015-08-11
By needrain
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Location: north central TexasDate: 2015-02-20
By needrain
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Location: Gause, TXDate: 2019-08-27Specimen was about 8' tall
By Peggy8b
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Unidentified wild plants N.E Florida by Fiddlehead Sep 30, 2019 12:49 PM 2
Tall weed on roadsides and fields in northern Florida by Rizdek Sep 7, 2019 2:58 PM 11
Late Summer Blooms by ShadyGreenThumb Sep 23, 2016 3:38 PM 104
Bladderpod (Glottidium vesicarium); for confirmation by needrain Aug 11, 2015 10:04 PM 7
A green bean that's not a green bean! by needrain Feb 21, 2015 11:58 PM 4

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