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Onobrychis viciifolia
(sainfoin)

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Onobrychis viciifolia (sainfoin)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 22 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Onobrychis viciifolia
  • Preferred Common Name
  • sainfoin
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Fodder/animal feed
  • Forage
  • Honey/honey flora
  • Ornamental
  • Soil improvement
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Onobrychis viciifolia

Preferred Common Name

  • sainfoin

Other Scientific Names

  • Hedysarum onobrychis NECK.
  • Onobrychis sativa (LAM.) THLNG.

International Common Names

  • English: Esparcet
  • Spanish: Esparceta; Pipirigallo; sanfeno
  • French: Esparcette; sainfoin
  • Portuguese: esparzeta

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Futter- Esparsette
  • Italy: Lupinella; Sanofieno
  • Netherlands: Esparcette
  • Sweden: Esparsett

EPPO code

  • ONBVI (Onobrychis viciifolia)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Fabales
  •                         Family: Fabaceae
  •                             Genus: Onobrychis
  •                                 Species: Onobrychis viciifolia

Uses List

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Animal feed, fodder, forage

  • Fodder/animal feed
  • Forage

Environmental

  • Soil improvement

General

  • Ornamental

Human food and beverage

  • Honey/honey flora