Colorado River Hemp
Herb: Colorado River Hemp
Latin name: Sesbania herbacea
Synonyms: Emerus herbacea, Sesbania exaltata, Sesbania macrocarpa
Description of the plant:
(9 3/4 foot)
Habitat of Colorado River Hemp:Fields and low ground.
Other uses of the herb:A strong fibre obtained from the bark can be used for making nets etc. It was a very important fibre plant for the native North American Indians.
Propagation of Colorado River Hemp:Seed -
Cultivation of the herb:Fields and low ground.
Medicinal use of Colorado River Hemp:None known
Known hazards of Sesbania herbacea:The seeds may be poisonous.
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.