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Hoffmannseggia drummondii

Hoffmannseggia drummondii Torr. & A. Gray

Dwarf Nicker

Fabaceae (Pea family)

Synonym(s): Caesalpinia drummondii, Caesalpinia texensis

USDA Symbol: HODR3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub , Shrub
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Fruit Type: Legume
Size Notes: Up to about 1 foot tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov



Web Reference

Webref 28 - NatureServe Explorer: An online encyclopedia of life (2018) NatureServe
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


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

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