Cologania pallida Rose
Family: Fabaceae
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Kearney and Peebles 1969, McDougall 1973, New Mexico Rare Plant Technical Council 1999
Duration: Perennial Nativity: Native Lifeform: Forb/Herb General: Herbaceous perennials, stems trailing to nearly erect. Leaves: Alternate, pinnately 3-5 foliolate, leaflets narrowly lanceolate. Flowers: Light pink to reddish-purple, with banner, wing, and keel petals (papilionaceous), 2-3 cm long, calyx tubular, 4-toothed, stamens 10, borne axillary on short petioles, solitary or in clusters of 2-3. Fruits: Pods narrowly oblong, flattened. Seeds several. Ecology: Found from 0,000-0,000 ft (0000-0000 m); flowering Distribution: Arizona, New Mexico, Texas. Ethnobotany: Unknown Etymology: The meaning of Cologania is unknown, while pallida means pale. Synonyms: None Editor: LCrumbacher 2012