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Pediomelum hypogaeum var. scaposum (Subterranean indian breadroot)
Carr, Bill

Pediomelum hypogaeum var. scaposum

Pediomelum hypogaeum (Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray) Rydb. var. scaposum (A. Gray) Mahler

Subterranean Indian Breadroot

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s): Pediomelum goughiae, Pediomelum pentaphyllum var. scaposum, Psoralea hypogaea ssp. scaposa, Psoralea hypogaea var. scaposa, Psoralea scaposa

USDA Symbol: pehys

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 6 inches tall.

Bloom Information

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



Web Reference

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

Additional resources

USDA: Find Pediomelum hypogaeum var. scaposum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Pediomelum hypogaeum var. scaposum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Pediomelum hypogaeum var. scaposum


Record Modified: 2022-12-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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