Vascular Plants of North Carolina
Account for Hairy Indigo - Indigofera hirsuta   L.
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DistributionDiscovered in NC in 2019 in a backyard in Wake County. Taxon editors have prepared this skeletal species account to alert botanists that this alien may be making inroads into our state. We suggest that all populations found be destroyed, even though this species may not be classified as invasive or noxious.

Native to Africa and Asia. In N.A. ranges north mainly to SC and TX, and now to NC.
AbundanceVery rare; one record.
HabitatDisturbed backyard of urban area.
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Global RankGNR
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Matt & Erin JonesDisturbed backyard in Raleigh, Wake Co., fall of 2019. WakeOther_non_natural
Matt & Erin JonesDisturbed backyard in Raleigh, Wake Co., Fall of 2019. WakeOther_non_natural
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