[Wildflowers with Five Petals in the Desert Southwest of the United States]

The Pea Family in the Mountains and Deserts of Southwestern America


Flower of Blue Palo Verde: Parkinsonia florida (Synonyms: Cercidium floridum ssp. floridum, Cercidium floridum ssp. peninsulare)

Blue Palo Verde: Parkinsonia florida

Bird'sfoot-trefoil, Lotus and Deerweed: The Genus Acmispon

Milkvetches: The Genus Astragalus

Fairyduster, False Mesquite, Pink Fairyduster, Pink Fairy-duster: Calliandra eriophylla

Daleas and Prairie Clovers: The Genus Dalea

Lupines: The Genus Lupinus

False Prairie Clovers and Marinas: The Genus Marina

Sweetclovers: The Genus Melilotus

Palo Verde: The Genus Parkinsonia

Mesquite and Screwbeans: The Genus Prosopis

Scurfpeas: The Genus Psoralidium

Indigobush: The Genus Psorothamnus

Catclaw, Devil's Claw: Senegalia greggii (Synonyms: Acacia greggii, Acacia greggii var. arizonica, Acacia greggii var. greggii)

Cassias and Sennas: The Genus Senna

Shrubs and Trees of the Pea Family

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