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Dalea  tenuifolia (A.Gray) Shinners  trib. Amorpheae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Dalea  tenuifolia (A.Gray) Shinners  trib. Amorpheae
SynonymsPetalostemon tenuifolius A.Gray (basionym)
 Kuhnistera tenuifolia (A.Gray) Kuntze
 Petalostemon rothrockii Rydb.
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.North-Central U.S.A.South-Central U.S.A.ColoradoKansasNew MexicoOklahomaTexas
american prairie
Description sparsely pubescent, leaflets 3-5, linear to linear-spathulate, 8-18mm, revolute, obtuse, glandular, spike cylindrical, 2-4cm long, calyx sericeous-hirsute
Size15-30cm
Colorrose
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
basal cuttings in late spring and late summer
BibliographySmall, J.K. (1933) Manual of the Southeastern Flora
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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