Feather Dalea, Dalea formosa

Feather Dalea
Dalea formosa




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Family: Leguminosae (Fabaceae), Pea Family
Plant Size: Generally less than 16' (45 cm) in our area.
Blooms in: Late Fall through Spring
Habitat Preferred: Dry areas - rocky slopes
Photo(s) taken at: Clarkdale, 10/99
Bloom Color: Purple & Yellow or Purple and Cream-colored
Other Common Names: Feather Plume, Pea Bush
Origin: Native
Further Reference & Sources: "Arizona Flora", Kearney, Peebles, et. al., Univ. of California Press, 1951 w/1960 supp.;   "A Field Guide to the Plants of Arizona", Anne Orth Epple, 1995, Falcon Press, Western Edition
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