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|Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Dalea||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Dalea ornata (Douglas ex Hook.) Eaton & J. Wright
Habit: Perennial herb, glabrous. Stem: clustered, ascending, 2.5--5 dm. Leaf: leaflets 5--7, 10--20 mm, widely ovate to elliptic. Inflorescence: (except corollas) +- 12--16 mm wide, ovoid to cylindric, compact, axis not visible between fruits. Flower: calyx 4--6 mm, tube not slit, thinly papery, hairs long, ascending, silky; corolla pale lavender to rose-purple, banner 7--9 mm, other petals 4--6 mm; stamens 5.
Ecology: Open, rocky hillsides; Elevation: 1400 m. Bioregional Distribution: MP (Shaffer Mtn, Lassen Co.); Distribution Outside California: to Washington, Idaho, Nevada. Flowering Time: Jun
Synonyms: Petalostemon ornatus Hook.
eFlora Treatment Author: Michelle M. McMahon & Duane Isely
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Dalea mollissima
Next taxon: Dalea searlsiae
Citation for this treatment: Michelle M. McMahon & Duane Isely 2016. Dalea ornata, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=22274, accessed on December 10, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on December 10, 2016.