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Sonoran Desert Plants
Nissolia schottii (Schotts Yellowhood)

Coffee Pot Mountain


Habitat: mountains
Life Form: perennial,forb or vine,non-woody
Leaf Description: alternate pinnate
Flower Color: yellow
Flowering Period: Jul. to Sept.
Spines: spineless
Family: Fabaceae (bean family)
Abundance: uncommon
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 42 (13.1 MB pdf)

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






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