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|Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Psorothamnus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Psorothamnus emoryi (A. Gray) Rydb.
Habit: Subshrub < 1 m, < 2 m wide, generally densely canescent, occasionally glabrous in age, twig glands << 0.5 mm wide, red-orange. Leaf: leaflets of middle leaves 5--9, 2--10 mm, narrowly oblong to obovate, terminal > lateral or not. Inflorescence: spike-like, ovoid or spheric, dense; pedicel bractlets 0. Flower: calyx 4--7 mm, lobes +- >= tube; corolla 4--8 mm, 2-colored (purple, white), puberulent. Fruit: included, +- 2.5--3 mm, glabrous at base, glandular-hairy distally. Chromosomes: 2n=20.
Ecology: Desert flats, washes, dunes; Elevation: < 700 m. Bioregional Distribution: s DMoj, DSon; Distribution Outside California: southwestern Arizona, northern Mexico, Baja California. Flowering Time: Mar--May
Synonyms: Dalea emoryi A. Gray
eFlora Treatment Author: Martin F. Wojciechowski & Duane Isely
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Psorothamnus arborescens var. simplicifolius
Next taxon: Psorothamnus fremontii
Citation for this treatment: Martin F. Wojciechowski & Duane Isely 2016. Psorothamnus emoryi, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=40160, accessed on May 26, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 26, 2016.