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Sonoran Desert Plants
Psorothamnus fremontii (Fremont's Dalea)

Cabeza Prieta Peak


Habitat: bajadas
Life Form: shrub,low to medium
Leaf Description: alternate pinnate
Flower Color: violet to indigo to blue
Flowering Period: Apr to June
Spines: spineless
Family: Fabaceae (bean family)
Abundance: rare
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2015. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: a flora of southwestern Arizona. Part 14. Eudicots: Fabaceae - legume family. Phytoneuron 2015-58: 1-83. Published 20 Oct 2015. ISSN 2153 733X page 64 (13.1 MB pdf)

Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page on Psorothamnus fremontii (opens in a new tab).






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