Eastern Mojave Vegetation Coll. No. 1526, Securigera varia  
 

 

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  Fabaceae Securigera varia
Scanned 14 January 2017.

North Table Mountain, Jefferson County, Colorado. Lower slopes on the south side of North Table Mountain, 330 m. south southeast of the USBR monument designated “North Table,” 1.22 km. north northeast of the GNIS location of Golden. 39.7663°N, 105.2181°W. WGS 1984 Elev. 1819 m. Barely identifiable fragments from a very heavily browsed patch approximately 3 m. × 5 m. in size. Aerial photography shows multiple game trails oriented toward this patch. Introduced.

Coll. No. 1526, 5 August 2016, characters observed: Perennial shrub, to 1 m. × 3 m. dia.; Leaves, cauline, alternate, stipules, 3 mm. × 0.6 mm., strap-shaped, sessile or nearly so, compound, leaflets, #21, 9 mm. × 2.7 mm. wide, oblong, tip mucronate; Inflorescence, axillary umbellate clusters, peduncles, 25 mm., Pedicels, 2.5 mm., Calyx, conical, tube 2.5 mm. + lobes 0.5 mm.; Flowers, white to pink, banner 4 mm. + 2 mm., wings, 6 mm., keel, 9 mm.; Fruit, erect, 19 mm. × 1.5 mm. wide, ridged.

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