Hamosa davisiana

Comprehensive Description

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Hamosa davisiana (Greene) Rydb. Bull. Torrey Club 54: 328. 1927.
Astragalus davisiana Greene; Rydb. Bull. Torrey Club 54: 328, as synonym. 1927.
An annual or perhaps perennial; stem branched at the base, decumbent, 1-1.5 dm. long, terete, hoary-canescent ; leaves 2-3 cm. long, spreading; stipules ovate, acuminate, 4 mm. long; leaflets 11-15, oval or elliptic, 2-5 mm. long, hoary-canescent with ascending or spreading hairs; peduncles 1-3 cm. long; bracts lance-subulate, about 2 mm. long; calyx hirsute, the tube 2 mm. long, the teeth subulate, nearly as long; corolla apparently white, 7-8 mm. long, similar to that of H. Nuttalliana; pod uniformly arcuate, 12-18 mm. long, 2.5 mm. wide and thick, glabrous, strongly reticulate, cordate in cross-section.
Type locality: Davis Mountains, Texas. Distribution: Known only from the type locality.
bibliographic citation
Per Axel Rydberg. 1919. (ROSALES); FABACEAE; PSORALEAE. North American flora. vol 24(1). New York Botanical Garden, New York, NY
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