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Habit: Annual, perennial herb, unarmed, gland-dotted. Leaf: generally odd-1-pinnate; stipules inconspicuous, thread-like or glandular. Inflorescence: spike [or not], dense; bracts generally +- conspicuous. Flower: calyx tube 10-ribbed; banner from receptacle, other petals from side or top of filament column; stamens 5 or 9--10, filaments fused; ovules 2. Fruit: indehiscent, included in or +- exserted from calyx. Seed: 1.
Species In Genus: +- 165 species: America. Etymology: (T. Dale, English botanist, 18th century) Note: Incl species sometimes put in Parosela, Petalostemon; except other species here put in Marina, Psorothamnus.
eFlora Treatment Author: Michelle M. McMahon & Duane Isely
Jepson Online Interchange
Key to DaleaPrevious taxon: Cytisus striatus
Next taxon: Dalea mollis
Citation for this treatment: Michelle M. McMahon & Duane Isely 2016. Dalea, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=9326, accessed on February 12, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 12, 2016.