Growing along river banks, lakes, woodlands, and sandy areas is Crotalaria pallida, a robust perennial herb native to Asia and Africa that thrives in sunny weather. Striking, bright yellow blossoms burst from the tall stems, an amazing contrast to the green foliage. This species grows in almost any soil and seems to adapt to most conditions. Great for wildflower or perennial gardens.
1. In India seeds are fermented, and used in dage
2. One of the oldest green manure crops in Indonesia
3. Used as a ground cover throughout the humid tropics of Asia