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Fabaceae (Legumes) of Northwest indiana

There are over 60 taxa of plants within the Fabaceae family (legume or bean family) in Northwest Indiana.  Some of these are trees such as the locusts, vines such as groundnut, shrubs, and forbs.  The legume family ranks as the third largest land plant family.

goat's rue
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