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Key to Dalea

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(For a list of species in Dalea, use the above link.)

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1. Plant hairy, generally , < 3.5 dm; stamens 9–10

2. Calyx 3–7 mm,  ± = tubeinflorescence 8–15 mm wide; corolla ± >= calyx margin generally  ..... D. mollis

2' Calyx ± 7–8 mm, lobes generally > tube; inflorescence generally 14–16 mm wide; corolla < calyx; leaflet margin shallowly lobed or wavy ..... D. mollissima

1' Plant (except inflorescence) glabrous, generally 2.5–5 dm; stamens 5

3. Inflorescence (except corollas) ± 12–16 mm wide, axis not visible between fruits; calyx tube thinly papery, hairs long, silky, ascending ..... D. ornata

3' Inflorescence (except corollas) 8–12 mm wide, axis visible between fruits; calyx tube firm, ±  ..... D. searlsiae


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