Short-lived perennial herb up to 90 cm tall densely hirsute; leaves alternate, simple, nearly sessile, linear-lanceolate, up to 7 cm long, 5-9 mm broad, densely silky beneath, glabrous above; racemes congested, few t many flowers, rarely solitary; calyx 2-lipped up to 15 mm long, covered with long brownish hairs; corolla blue; pod about 10 mm long, more or less included in calyx, 11-16 seeded.  
 
Date:24/08/2008
Place: Assam
Leaves:10-15X2-4cm
Growing in the grassland habitat


Crotalaria sessiliflora, I think.


Another blue flowered Crotalaria apart from C.verrucosa


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Fabaceae-Faboideae (Papilionaceae) Week: Crotalaria sessiliflora from Chakrata: Crotalaria sessiliflora Linn., Sp.Pl.ed.2. 1004. 1763

syn: Crotalaria brevipes Champion ex Bentham.
short-lived perennial herb up to 90 cm tall densely hirsute; leaves alternate, simple, nearly sessile, linear-lanceolate, up to 7 cm long, 5-9 mm broad, densely silky beneath, glabrous above; racemes congested, few t many flowers, rarely solitary; calyx 2-lipped up to 15 mm long, covered with long brownish hairs; corolla blue; pod about 10 mm long, more or less included in calyx, 11-16 seeded.
Common along roadsides and open hillsides in Chakrata, photographed in September


Another Crotalaria with flowers not yellow.


Again Here are mines from same place


 

Crotalaria sessiliflora Linn. from Chakrata-Dakpathar road:  This one is Crotalaria sessiliflora Linn. shot from Dakpathar-Chakrata road in September 2011.
The photographs of the pods were taken near tiger fall, I am not fully sure about the pods, whether they belong to C. sessiliflora or not. Please help. Fl. Simlensis page 115


Interesting, I have never seen a non-yellow Crotolaria!!


Yes … Here is mine- efi thread


I like the blue coloured flowers. This is another nice post. As said by … a non yellow Crotalaria (One more I know about is C. verrucosa)


 

 

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Crotalaria sessiliflora Linn., Sp.Pl.ed.2. 1004. 1763

syn: Crotalaria brevipes Champion ex Bentham.
short-lived perennial herb up to 90 cm tall densely hirsute; leaves alternate, simple, nearly sessile, linear-lanceolate, up to  7 cm long, 5-9 mm broad, densely silky beneath, glabrous above; racemes congested, few t many flowers, rarely solitary; calyx 2-lipped up to 15 mm long, covered with long brownish hairs; corolla blue; pod about 10 mm long, more or less included in calyx, 11-16 seeded.
Common along roadsides and open hillsides in Chakrata, photographed in September



Crotalaria sessiliflora Linn., Sp.Pl.ed.2. 1004. 1763

syn: Crotalaria brevipes Champion ex Bentham.
short-lived perennial herb up to 90 cm tall densely hirsute; leaves alternate, simple, nearly sessile, linear-lanceolate, up to  7 cm long, 5-9 mm broad, densely silky beneath, glabrous above; racemes congested, few t many flowers, rarely solitary; calyx 2-lipped up to 15 mm long, covered with long brownish hairs; corolla blue; pod about 10 mm long, more or less included in calyx, 11-16 seeded.
Common along roadsides and open hillsides in Chakrata, photographed in September


 
This blue-flowered Crotalaria was recorded from Chakrata area and was identified as C. sessiliflora subsp. sessiliflora


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Crotalaria sessiliflora L. (accepted name) : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (10)

Location: Pilot Baba Ashram, Bhaktapur , Nepal
Altitude: 5000 ft.
Date: 11 September 2016
Crotalaria sessiliflora L. (accepted name)
Nepali Name: सोकरोक Sokrok  


Superb.


 

 

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photograph from Lohaghat (Champawat) -1 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (1)
I have taken photographs from Lohaghat (Champawat), please help in identify.


… picture belongs to this (Crotalaria sessiliflora subsp. sessiliflora) 


Crotalaria sessiliflora L. : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (6)
Location: Lakeside, Pokhara, Nepal 

Date : 13 August 2017
Altitude : 2600 ft.


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