Caesalpinia virgata Fisher (redirected from: Hoffmannseggia microphylla)
Family: Fabaceae
wand holdback
[Hoffmannseggia microphylla Torr.]
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Patrick Alexander  
Plant: Shrub 0.5-2 m, hairy; branches slender, generally leafless, rush-like, green Leaves: alternate, deciduous; primary leaflets 3, ternately arranged, lateral pair 0.5-1 cm, with 3-6 pairs of secondary leaflets, terminal 1.5-4 cm, with 8-10 pairs of secondary leaflets INFLORESCENCE: raceme, 5-15 cm, few-flowered, puberulent Flowers: ± bilateral; sepals ± free, 5-6 mm; petals 6-8 mm, banner yellow with reddish marks, later entirely reddish; stamens ± 8 mm, slightly exserted, yellow Fruit: legume, dehiscent, 1.5-2.5 cm, sickle-shaped, with sessile or short-stalked glands especially when young, margins ciliate; Seeds 1-several, often ± reniform, generally hard, smooth Misc: Gravelly or sandy desert gullies, washes, or canyon slopes; 100-500 m.; Mar-May
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Patrick Alexander  
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Ashley Shepherd-Hall  
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Ashley Shepherd-Hall  
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Ashley Shepherd-Hall  
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Ashley Shepherd-Hall