Taxon  Report   9290    
Bituminaria bituminosa  (L.) C. H. Stirt.
Arabian pea
Bituminaria bituminosa
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
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Bituminaria bituminosa
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
Bituminaria bituminosa
© 2007 Dr. James D. Adams
Bituminaria bituminosa, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California.

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Bituminaria bituminosa
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Bituminaria
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Aspalthium bituminosum
ICPN + PLANTS: Psoralea bituminosa
More information about  Bituminaria bituminosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 16, 2019).