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Psoralidium tenuiflorum (Slimflower scurfpea)
Mardis, Teresa

Psoralidium tenuiflorum

Psoralidium tenuiflorum (Pursh) Rydb.

Slimflower Scurfpea, Scurfy Pea

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s): Psoralea floribunda, Psoralea obtusifolia, Psoralea tenuiflora, Psoralea tenuiflora var. bigelovii, Psoralea tenuiflora var. floribunda, Psoralidium batesii

USDA Symbol: PSTE5

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 2 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple , Violet
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep


USA: AZ , CO , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , MN , MO , MT , ND , NE , NM , OK , SD , TX , UT , WI , WY

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees
Special Value to Bumble Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Stengl Biological Research Station - Smithville, TX


Bibref 328 - Wildflowers of Texas (2003) Ajilvsgi, Geyata.

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Web Reference

Webref 26 - Minnesota Wildflowers: a field guide to the flora of Minnesota (2009)
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-12-07
Research By: TWC Staff

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