Dichrostachys cinerea (L.) Wight &. Arn.
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Dichrostachys cinerea (L.) Wight & Arn.

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General Information
Symbol: DICI2
Group: Dicot
Family: Fabaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Shrub
Native Status : L48   I
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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   


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©Mark W. Skinner. Zimbabwe, Victoria Falls. August 9, 1986. Usage Requirements .

©Mark W. Skinner. Zimbabwe, Victoria Falls. August 9, 1986. Usage Requirements .



Symbol Scientific Name
CAGL20 Cailliea glomerata (Forssk.) J.F. Macbr.
DINU6 Dichrostachys nutans Benth.


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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Fabales
Family Fabaceae ⁄ Leguminosae – Pea family
Genus Dichrostachys (DC.) Wight & Arn. – dichrostachys
Species Dichrostachys cinerea (L.) Wight & Arn. – aroma

Subordinate Taxa

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Legal Status

Noxious Weed Information
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete noxious weed list for that location, or click here for a composite list of all Federal and State Noxious Weeds .
Hawaii aroma Noxious weed marabu Noxious weed
U.S. Weed Information
Dichrostachys cinerea aroma marabu Dichrostachys nutans marabu
This plant and synonym italicized and indented above can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below.This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above. Click on an acronym to view each weed list, or click here for a composite list of Weeds of the U.S.
STATE Assorted authors. State noxious weed lists for 46 states . State agriculture or natural resource departments.

Wetland Status

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USF Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants (DICI2)
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University of Hawaii: noxious weeds of Hawaii list (DINU6)



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Number of matches : 4
Query: SELECT * FROM img WHERE ready=1 and taxon like "Dichrostachys cinerea%" and (lifeform != "specimen_tag" OR lifeform != "Plant") ORDER BY taxon

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Dichrostachys cinerea
Dichrostachys cinerea
Sickle Bush
ID: 0000 0000 0317 1428 [detail]
© 2017 Zoya Akulova

Dichrostachys cinerea
Dichrostachys cinerea
Sickle Bush
ID: 0000 0000 0317 1429 [detail]
© 2017 Zoya Akulova

Dichrostachys cinerea
Dichrostachys cinerea
Sickle Bush
ID: 0000 0000 0317 1430 [detail]
© 2017 Zoya Akulova

Dichrostachys cinerea
Dichrostachys cinerea
Sickle Bush
ID: 0000 0000 0317 1431 [detail]
© 2017 Zoya Akulova

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