sensitive joint vetch

noun

: an annual herb (Aeschynomene virginica) of the southeastern U.S. and tropical America having foliage sensitive to the touch and jointed pods

called also curly indigo

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“Sensitive joint vetch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sensitive%20joint%20vetch. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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