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Thermopsis fraxinifolia (Ashleaf goldenbanner)
Cressler, Alan

Thermopsis fraxinifolia

Thermopsis fraxinifolia Nutt. ex M.A. Curtis

Ashleaf Goldenbanner, Ash-leaved Bushpea

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s): Thermopsis mollis var. fraxinifolia

USDA Symbol: THFR3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

State-listed threatened species in TN. Endemic to the southern Appalachian Mountains.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Legume
Size Notes: 1-3 feet in height.
Fruit: Fruiting Jul-Oct.
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul


USA: AL , GA , NC , SC , TN
Native Distribution: US Southeast. Historic in AL, now extirpated.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2014-06-26
Research By: JAM

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