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|Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Perennial herb, unarmed, gland-dotted, glabrous to +- sparsely hairy; rhizomes or roots (or both) woody. Stem: erect, < 7.5 dm, green or yellow toward base. Leaf: palmately compound, cauline; stipules free; leaflets 3. Inflorescence: raceme, axillary, each node with 1 deciduous bract,1--3 flowers; peduncle generally >> subtending leaf. Flower: calyx flaring back, tearing along 1 lateral sinus in fruit; corolla white, yellow, or purple; 9 filaments fused, 1 less so or free; ovary glabrous to hairy, ovule 1, style tip bent, stigma head-like. Fruit: indehiscent, +- spheric. Seed: 1, elliptic to round.
Species In Genus: 2 species: western North America, southern Canada to Mexico. Etymology: (LaDean Egan, b. 1949)
eFlora Treatment Author: Martin F. Wojciechowski
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Hosackia yollabolliensis
Next taxon: Ladeania lanceolata
Citation for this treatment: Martin F. Wojciechowski 2016. Ladeania, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=91793, accessed on May 28, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 28, 2016.