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Hoffmannseggia drepanocarpa

Hoffmannseggia drepanocarpa A. Gray

Sicklepod Holdback

Fabaceae (Pea family)

Synonym(s): Caesalpinia drepanocarpa


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Fruit Type: Legume
Size Notes: Up to about 8 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep


USA: AZ , CO , KS , NM , OK , TX

Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter
Webref 11 - Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness (2012) Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences & the Dale A. Zimmerman Herbarium

Additional resources

USDA: Find Hoffmannseggia drepanocarpa in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Hoffmannseggia drepanocarpa in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Hoffmannseggia drepanocarpa


Record Modified: 2023-07-12
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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