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Woolly Prairie Clover

Dalea lanata var. terminalis (M. E. Jones) Barneby

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Parosela terminalis (M. E. Jones) A. Heller, Muhlenbergia 6:96. 1910.
Dalea terminalis M. E. Jones. Contr. W. Bot. 12:8. 1908.
A perennial, with a deep woody root; stems several, divaricately branched, prostrate, 3-6 dm. long, densely and softly short-villous; leaves 2-3 cm. long; stipules minute, caducous; rachis densely short-villous; stipels gland-like; leaflets 7-13, cuneate-obovate, retuse, thick, 5-8 mm. long, densely short-villous on both sides, conspicuously glandular-dotted beneath; peduncles opposite the leaves and terminal, 1-3 cm. long; spikes elongate and lax in fruit, 4-8 cm. long; bracts rhombic-obovate, very villous, caudate-acuminate, with a few conspicuous glands; calyx-tube turbinate, slightly ribbed, membranous, finely puberulent when young, soon glabrous and shining; lobes triangular, villous, scarcely half as long as the tube; corolla deep red-purple; blade of the banner rounded-cordate, 2.5-3 mm. long, the claw 1-2 mm. long; blades of the other petals 2.5-3 mm. long, those of the keel-petals slightly broader, the claws less than 1 mm. long, pod semi-reniform, short-villous.
Type locality: El Paso, Texas.
Distribution: Texas to southern Utah, Arizona, and Chihuahua.
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Per Axel Rydberg. 1919. (ROSALES); FABACEAE; PSORALEAE. North American flora. vol 24(1). New York Botanical Garden, New York, NY
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Comprehensive Description

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Parosela subvillosa Rydberg, sp. nov
A perennial, with a slender deep yellow root; stems divaricately branched, spreading, 3-5 dm. long, sparingly villous and sparingly glandular-dotted; leaves about 2 cm. long; stipules subulate, 2 mm. long; rachis villous, with scattered yellow glands; stipels gland-like; leaflets 9-11, cuneate-obovate, retuse, 4—7 mm. long, sparingly villous on both sides, conspicuously glandular-dotted beneath; peduncles opposite the leaves, 1-3 cm. long; spikes elongate, lax, in fruit 5-10 cm. long; bracts rhombic-obovate, abruptly acuminate, sparingly villous, conspicuously glandular-dotted; calyx-tube turbinate, membranous, 2 mm. long, minutely glandular, glabrous, except at the apex; lobes triangular, acute, densely villous, about 1 mm. long; corolla rose-purple, resembling that of the preceding ; pod glabrous, sparingly glandular-dotted.
Type collected on sand near Paso del Norte, Chihuahua, September 23, SS6, Pringle 720, in part (herb. Cloumbia Univ.).
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Per Axel Rydberg. 1919. (ROSALES); FABACEAE; PSORALEAE. North American flora. vol 24(1). New York Botanical Garden, New York, NY
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