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Hoffmannseggia microphylla

Hoffmannseggia microphylla Torr.

Wand Holdback

Fabaceae (Pea family)

Synonym(s): Caesalpinia virgata

USDA Symbol: HOMI5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Fruit Type: Legume
Size Notes: Up to about 6 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May



Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


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

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