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Hoffmannseggia oxycarpa

Hoffmannseggia oxycarpa Benth. ex A. Gray

Sharppod Rushpea

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s): Caesalpinia oxycarpa


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Pinnate
Inflorescence: Terminal
Fruit Type: Legume
Size Notes: Up to about 1 foot tall.
Flower: Petals 5

Bloom Information

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




Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston

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Web Reference

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

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-01-30
Research By: TWC Staff

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