Tephrosia purpurea (Fishpoison) is a species of shrub in the family Fabaceae. It has a self-supporting growth form. It is native to Pernambuco, Minas Gerais, Ceará, Rio de Janeiro, Alagoas, Bahia, Rio Grande do Norte, Sergipe, Caatinga, Maranhao, São Paulo, Mata Atlântica, Paraíba, and Piauí. Fishpoison has compound, broad leaves. It fixes nitrogen. It is a photoautotroph. Individuals can grow to 2 m.
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