Taxon  Report   6926    
Psorothamnus polydenius  (Torr.) Rydb.
Dotted dalea,  Nevada dalea, Nevada indigo bush, Nevada indigobush
Psorothamnus polydenius
© 2017 Adam Chasey
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Psorothamnus polydenius
© 2004 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
Psorothamnus polydenius
© 2018 Matt Berger
Psorothamnus polydenius, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Psorothamnus polydenius
© 2017 Adam Chasey
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Psorothamnus
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Dalea polydenia
ICPN: Psorothamnus polydenius var. polydenius
More information about  Psorothamnus polydenius
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 16, 2018).

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