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Hedysarum hedysaroides a1.jpg
Hedysarum hedysaroides
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Hedysareae

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Hedysareae is a tribe in the sub-family Faboideae. Hedysareae species have loments, a type of modified legume that breaks apart at constrictions occurring between the segments of the seeds.

The following genera are recognized by the USDA:[1]


  1. ^ United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) (2003): Germplasm Resources Information NetworkHedysareae. Version of 2003-JAN-17. Retrieved 2010-AUG-05.
  2. ^ NOTE: Possibly synonymous with Hedysarum.