Friday, January 1, 2010

Family | Fabaceae

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The Fabaceae or Leguminosae Family is commonly known as the legumepea, or bean family.



Texas mountain laurel (Dermatophyllum or Sophora) is an attractive evergreen shrub or understory tree. The tree likes full sun and well-drained, rocky limestone soil. The foliage is an attractive dark green shade.The flowers are both grape in hue and scent.





Redbud (Cercis Canadensis)



Texas bluebonnet

purpureus)

Vine: Evergreen Wisteria (Millettia reticulata)  Formerly Papilionaceae family

Sensitive Plant Flower (Mimosa pudica)





Chart I: Fabaceae endemic to Texas and surrounding areas
Astragalus crassicarpus Berlandier's Groundplum, Groundplum Milkvetch, Groundplum
Astragalus nuttallianus Nuttall's milkvetch, Small-flowered milkvetch
Astragalus reflexus drooping milkvetch
Dalea hallii Hall's prairie clover, Hall's Dalea
Dalea reverchonii Comanche Peak prairie clover
Lupinus texensis Texas bluebonnet, Bluebonnet, Texas lupine, Buffalo clover, Wolf flower
Pediomelum cyphocalyx turniproot
Pediomelum hypogaeum subterranean Indian breadroot
Pediomelum latestipulatum Texas Plains Indian breadroot, Scurfpea
Tephrosia lindheimeri Lindheimer's hoarypea, Hoary Pea, Lindheimer tephrosia
Trifolium bejariense Bejar clover

Source: PHYLOGENY/CLASSIFICATION OF THE FAMILIES OF VASCULAR PLANTS OF NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS
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