Dalea exigua Barneby
Family: Fabaceae
Chihuahuan prairie clover,  more...
[Petalostemon exilis A. Gray]
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Duration: Annual Nativity: Native Lifeform: Forb/Herb General: Annual with landular-punctate herbs or shrubs, generally low-growing, erect to somewhat prostrate. Leaves: Odd-pinnate leaves, Flowers: Small with clawed petals, stamens 9-10, calyx 5-toothed, persistent. Fruits: Small, indehiscent pods Ecology: Found from 0,000-0,000 ft (1111-1111 m); flowering May-May. Ethnobotany: There is no specific use of this species, but the genus was used for food. Etymology: Dalea is named after Samuel Dale (1659-1739), an English physician, botanist and botanical collector, and gardener who was the author of several botanical works and a treatise on medicinal plants, while Synonyms: Kuhnistera exilis, Petalostemon exilis Editor: SBuckley 2010
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Sue Carnahan  
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Sue Carnahan  
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Sue Carnahan  
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