rattlebox


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Synonyms for rattlebox

any of various plants of the genus Crotalaria having inflated pods within which the seeds rattle

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The rattlebox moth (Utethesia ornatrix) became famous when researchers figured out how the species uses and depends on plant toxins.
Saponin containing plants: Bagpod, Coffee weed, Purple sesban, Rattlebox, Soapwort
Ragwort or groundsel (Senecio) and rattlebox (Crotolaria).
California bulrush, rattlebox (Sesbania drummondii), smartweed, black mimosa (Mimosa pigra), Carolina wolfberry (Lycium carolinianum var.
Livestock producers have long been wary of these weeds, commonly known by such names as rattlebrush, rattlebox, coffeebean, bagpod, and bladderpod, because grazing animals as well as chickens and hogs can succumb to the powerful toxins in the seeds.