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|Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Perennial herb, armed or not. Stem: decumbent to erect. Leaf: odd-1-pinnate; stipules spiny, free. Inflorescence: raceme, spike-like, terminal. Flower: calyx tube bulged on upper side near base or not, lobes < or > tube, upper pair fused >= 1/2; corolla pink or white; 9 filaments fused, 1 free; style tip or stigma finely hairy. Fruit: dehiscent, oblong, +- flat but plump, leathery; pedicel 3--4 mm.
Species In Genus: 4 species: southern United States, Mexico. Etymology: (R. Peter, 19th century Kentucky botanist)
eFlora Treatment Author: Matt Lavin & Duane Isely
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Pediomelum castoreum
Next taxon: Peteria thompsoniae
Citation for this treatment: Matt Lavin & Duane Isely 2016. Peteria, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=9398, accessed on April 29, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on April 29, 2016.