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Pediomelum argophyllum

Pediomelum argophyllum (Pursh) J. Grimes

Silverleaf Indian Breadroot

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s): Psoralea argophylla, Psoralea collina, Psoralidium argophyllum

USDA Symbol: PEAR6

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple


USA: CO , IA , IL , KS , MN , MO , MT , ND , NE , NM , OK , SD , TX , WI , WY
Canada: SK
Native Habitat: Prairie/Meadow/Field

Growing Conditions

Soil Moisture: Moist


Conspicuous Flowers: yes

Find Seed or Plants

View propagation protocol from Native Plants Network.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2012-12-09
Research By: TWC Staff

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