Fruit. Palisades Trail 9/15/16.
Wildflowers of Southern Arizona
Pea (Fabaceae) family.
Plant: Shrub, unarmed, gland-dotted. Leaves: generally compound, alternate, odd-1-pinnate; stipules bristle-like, ephemeral; main axis without prickle-like glands; leaflet midrib often ending as a short bristle, gland-tipped or not. INFLORESCENCE: raceme, terminal, spike-like, generally clustered. Flowers: petal 1 (banner); sepals generally 5, fused; stamens 10, exserted, filaments fused near bases; pistil 1, ovary superior, generally 1-chambered, style puberulent, stigma 1. Fruit: legume, indehiscent; Seed 1, generally hard, smooth. Misc: Along streams, canyons; < 1200 m.
Santa Catalina Mountains
Location: Arizona Trail between Prison Camp and Sycamore Reservoir
Notes: Palisades Trail 0.5 mile from trailhead. 9/15/16
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