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Pediomelum cyphocalyx (Turniproot)
Carr, Bill

Pediomelum cyphocalyx

Pediomelum cyphocalyx (A. Gray) Rydb.

Turniproot, Wand Psoralea, Turnip-root Scurf-pea

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s): Psoralea cyphocalyx

USDA Symbol: PECY7

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Fruit Type: Legume
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Violet
Bloom Time: May



Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0063 Collected May 19, 1990 in Bexar County by Lottie Millsaps

1 specimen(s) available in the Digital Herbarium

Web Reference

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

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-01-11
Research By: TWC Staff

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