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Fremont's Dalea
Psorothamnus fremontii
  
About Fremont's Dalea (Psorothamnus fremontii) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Psorothamnus fremontii, the Fr mont's dalea or Fr mont's indigo bush - after John C. Fr mont, is a perennial legume shrub. Psorothamnus fremontii is common to the Southwestern United States and Northwest Mexico - in the states of California, Nevada, Utah, and Arizona, Sonora, and Baja California. Psorothamnus fremontii is common to the Southwestern United States and Northwest Mexico - in the states of California, Nevada, Utah, and Arizona, Sonora, and Baja California. The plant is found in the Sonoran Deserts, including the Colorado Desert, the Great Basin Deserts, and in the Mojave Desert sky islands, from 250-1,350 metres (820-4,430 ft) in elevation.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Shrub

Size
Size
3.3 ft tall

Wildlife Supported
 


 
Butterflies & moths hosted ( 2 confirmed ) SHOW ALL
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Landscaping Information
Natural Setting
Climate
Climate
Annual Precipitation: 3.1" - 18.0", Summer Precipitation: 0.19" - 2.89", Coldest Month: 29.0" - 61.6", Hottest Month: 50.9" - 88.8", Humidity: 2.96" - 42.79", Elevation: 420" - 9295"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Fremont Indigobush


Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora


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