Crotalaria sagittalis
Rattlebox Rat"tle*box` (r[a^]t"t'l*b[o^]ks`), n. 1. A toy that makes a rattling sound; a rattle. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) (a) An American herb ({Crotalaria sagittalis}), the seeds of which, when ripe, rattle in the inflated pod. (b) Any species of {Crotalaria}, a genus of yellow-flowered herbs, with inflated, many-seeded pods. [1913 Webster]


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  • Crotalaria sagittalis — ID 23010 Symbol Key CRSA4 Common Name arrowhead rattlebox Family Fabaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, AZ, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Crotalaria sagittalis L. — Symbol CRSA4 Common Name arrowhead rattlebox Botanical Family Fabaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Crotalaria sagittalis L. var. blumeriana H. Senn — Symbol CRSA4 Synonym Symbol CRSAB Botanical Family Fabaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Crotalaria sagittalis L. var. fruticosa (Mill.) Fawc. & Rendle — Symbol CRSA4 Synonym Symbol CRSAF Botanical Family Fabaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Crotalaria sagittalis L. var. fruticosa (Mill.) Fawc. & Rendle — Symbol CRSA4 Synonym Symbol CRSAF Botanical Family Fabaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Crotalaria sagittalis L. var. oblonga Michx. — Symbol CRSA4 Synonym Symbol CRSAO Botanical Family Fabaceae …   Scientific plant list

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  • Crotalaria — Rattlebox Rat tle*box (r[a^]t t l*b[o^]ks ), n. 1. A toy that makes a rattling sound; a rattle. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) (a) An American herb ({Crotalaria sagittalis}), the seeds of which, when ripe, rattle in the inflated pod. (b) Any species of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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