goat's rue

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goat's rue,

n Latin name:
Galega officinalis; parts used: leaves (dried), buds, stalks; uses: diuretic, antidiabetic; precautions: pregnancy, lactation, children; can cause headaches, anxiety, and nausea. Also called
French honeysuckle, French lilac, and
Italian fitch.

goat's rue

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In the adjacent grassland-heath, patches of Tephrosia virginiana were common.
It is not known for certain that Tephrosia virginiana is an N-fixing species.
Furthermore, in the grassland seral stage Tephrosia virginiana was clearly accumulating nitrogen, but it was apparently not available to neighboring grasses.