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|Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Dalea||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Dalea mollis Benth.
Habit: Annual, generally < 1(3.5) dm, mat-forming or not, hairy. Leaf: leaflets 8--12, 3--7 mm, +- round to obovate-oblong, flat or folded, generally entire. Inflorescence: 8--15 mm wide, ovoid or short-cylindric; bracts < +- 1 mm wide. Flower: calyx 3--7 mm, lobes +- = tube, needle-like, shaggy-hairy; corolla +- >= calyx, +- white or tinged lavender; stamens 9--10. Chromosomes: 2n=16.
Ecology: Common. Creosote-bush flats, washes, roadsides; Elevation: < 800 m. Bioregional Distribution: D; Distribution Outside California: to Arizona, Mexico. Flowering Time: Mar--May
eFlora Treatment Author: Michelle M. McMahon & Duane Isely
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Dalea
Next taxon: Dalea mollissima
Citation for this treatment: Michelle M. McMahon & Duane Isely 2017. Dalea mollis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=22267, accessed on April 29, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on April 29, 2017.