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Dalea  formosa Torr.  trib. Amorpheae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Dalea  formosa Torr.  trib. Amorpheae
SynonymsParosela formosa (Torr.) Vail
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.North-Central U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.South-Central U.S.A.MexicoArizonaColoradoMexico NorthwestNew MexicoOklahomaTexas
scree
Description glabrous, leaflets very small, 4-5 pairs, cuneate-oblong, retuse, abaxially black punctate, flowers 4-6, large, in lax spike, bracts ovate, calyx lobes plumose
Size10-25cm
Colorreddish violet
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationgravelly, humous, moist, sunny site
alpine house, moist, humous, gravelly soil, sun
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
basal cuttings in late spring and late summer
BibliographyKearney, T.H. et al. (1951-1960) Arizona Flora
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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