Kentucky Nature Preserves Rare Plants

Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission

Few-flowered Scurf-pea
Psoralidium tenuiflorum
Family: Fabaceae

Protection Status:
State Status:  E
USFWS Status: {null}

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S1

Dry prairies, open woods, and rocky banks.

Species Description:
Perennial herb.

Flowering Period: Early May to late June.

Additional Information at NatureServe

Diagnostic Characteristics:
Leaves of this legume have 5 leaflets; flowers are 5-8 mm in length and loosely arranged on unbranched stems.

Any disturbance that is conducive to increased weed and exotic pest plant invasion would be detrimental.

Global Range:

Known Kentucky Occurrences:

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Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission
801 Teton Trail
Frankfort,KY 40601
Phone: (502) 573-2886
Fax: (502) 573-2355
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