Hedysarum

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Noun1.Hedysarum - genus of herbs of north temperate regionsHedysarum - genus of herbs of north temperate regions
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Papilionoideae, subfamily Papilionoideae - alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae
Hedysarum boreale, sweet vetch - perennial of western United States having racemes of pink to purple flowers followed by flat pods that separate into nearly orbicular joints
Hedysarum coronarium, sulla, French honeysuckle - perennial of southern Europe cultivated for forage and for its nectar-rich pink flowers that make it an important honey crop
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Indicator species of seeded lowland sites included a preference of several native herbaceous plants, such as Equisetum arvense (field horsetail), Parnassia palustris (marsh grass-of-Parnassus), Hedysarum alpinum (alpine sweetvetch), and Artemisia tilesii (Tilesius' wormwood), for seeded sump caps.
Morphological and physiological variation among ecotypes of sweetvetch (Hedysarum boreale Nutt.).
Timp Utah sweetvetch, Rimrock Indian ricegrass, and Sand Hollow squirreltail each have passed the Logan lab's scrutiny.