Fakara Plants
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(Broadly FABACEAE)
Zornia glochidiata   Reichb. ex DC.
Zarma name: mark, markou
A much branched small herb. Common weed of cultivated or fallowed sandy land.
Uses: Fodder (whole plant)
Notes: Raw plants are said to be toxic to cattles while dried ones are good fodder.
They are collected in the rainy season and sold during the dry season.
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1. Flowering plant 2. Nearly pure stand in a fallowed field
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3. Flower 4. Young fruit
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