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Alkali Alkali

Catclaw Sensitivebriar


Legume Family : Fabaceae

Latin Name : Schrankia uncinata
Longevity : Perennial
Season : Warm
Origin : Native
Value :
Wildlife – good
Livestock – good

Remarks :

Also known as "Shame-vine", the leaves are sensitive to touch, they will fold into a closed position when disturbed. Growth 1-2 feet tall. Flowers May to August, the stems have "Catclaw" like prickles. Palatable to livestock. Quail will readily eat the seed. This plant is an important indicator plant of range condition, decreasing when overgrazed. Occurs on dry, rocky or sandy soils.

Source: USDA-NRCS

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