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Willow Dells
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Plant Description

Origin: Native
General Description: Deciduous.
Height: 16 inches     Width: Unavailable


Habitat

Habitat Description: Rocky hillsides, mountains and dry plains.
Plant Communities: Interior Chaparral, Semidesert Grasslands, Pinyon Juniper Woodland
Elevation: 2000 - 6500 feet


Flower Characteristics

Color: Purplish   Shape: Irregular in clusters     Tubular: N   Flowering Period: Mar - Jun
Description: Pea-lile shaped. Largest petal is yellow or cream colored. Has long feathery calyx lobes from which it obtains its common name. To 1/2 inch long with 2 to 6 flowers at terminal spiked cluster.


Leaf Characteristics

Leaf Color: Dark green   Type: Compound   Shape: Narrow   Margin: Smooth   Attachment: Alternate   Hairs: N
Description: Pinnate with 7 to 15 narrow leaflets dotted with dark glands. Compound leaves to 3/8 inch long and leaflets to 1/10 inch long.
Spines: N


Fruit Characteristics

Color: Brown   Type: Pod   Description: Fruit is shaggy haired.


Bark Characteristics

Bark Color: Brown   Bark Texture (Mature): Rough   Bark and Branch Description: Branches are contorted.

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