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Pediomelum latestipulatum (Texas plains indian breadroot)
Carr, Bill

Pediomelum latestipulatum

Pediomelum latestipulatum (Shinners) Mahler

Texas Plains Indian Breadroot, Scurfpea, Scurf-pea

Fabaceae (Pea Family)


USDA Symbol: PELA18

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 1 foot tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Blue , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul



Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0207 Collected Apr. 7, 1992 in Comal County by Mary Beth White
NPSOT 0198 Collected Mar. 28, 1992 in Comal County by Mary Beth White

2 specimen(s) available in the Digital Herbarium

Web Reference

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

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-12-01
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