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|Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Colutea||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Colutea arborescens L.
Habit: Plant < 3 m, rounded; branches many; deciduous;. Leaf: leaflets 9--13, 1.5--3 cm, elliptic, sparsely hairy. Flower: corolla 1.5--2 cm, yellow with dark marks. Fruit: body 2--3 cm, glabrous, stalk-like base 5--9 mm. Chromosomes: 2n=16.
Ecology: Uncommon. Roadsides, woodland, disturbed areas; Elevation: < 1600 m. Bioregional Distribution: n SNF, SnGb; Distribution Outside California: introduced in United States; native to southern Europe. Flowering Time: May--Aug
eFlora Treatment Author: Martin F. Wojciechowski, Duane Isely & Elizabeth McClintock
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Colutea
Next taxon: Coronilla
Citation for this treatment: Martin F. Wojciechowski, Duane Isely & Elizabeth McClintock 2016. Colutea arborescens, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=20062, accessed on October 20, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 20, 2016.