Calflora
Taxon  Report   6919    
Psorothamnus arborescens  (A. Gray) Barneby  var. arborescens 
Mojave indigo bush,   Mojave indigobush
Psorothamnus arborescens var. arborescens, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, and also found in Sonora and Mexico.
also called Dalea arborescens
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   CNDDB
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Observation Search
(73 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: riparian

Communities: Riparian scrub

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + CNPS + PLANTSDalea arborescens
JEF + PLANTSDalea fremontii var. saundersii
JEFPsorodendron arborescens
More information about  Psorothamnus arborescens var. arborescens

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 07/27/2021).