Psorothamnus fremontii var. fremontii
Psorothamnus fremontii (Torr. ex A. Gray) Barneby var. fremontii
Fremont indigo bush, Fremont's dalea
Fabaceae (Pea Family)
Synonym(s): Dalea fremontii, Dalea fremontii var. johnsonii
USDA Symbol: psfrf
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Blue , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun
DistributionUSA: AZ , CA , NV , UT
Native Distribution: Inyo Co., CA to n.w. AZ & s. UT
Native Habitat: Desert shrub communities; 2500-4500 ft.
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Dry, well-drained soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Native Bees
Special Value to Bumble Bees
This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
PropagationSeed Collection: Collect the pods when they are beginning to dry. Separate seeds from pods before sowing or storage. Fumigate seeds before storage.
Seed Treatment: Seeds require no pretreatment for germination.
Commercially Avail: yes
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Psorothamnus fremontii var. fremontii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Psorothamnus fremontii var. fremontii in the Flora of North America (if available)
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MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff