Polanisia dodecandra subsp. trachysperma (Torr. & A.Gray) Iltis APNI*
Description: Annual herb to 60 cm high, glandular-pubescent.
Leaves 3-foliolate; leaflets obovate to lanceolate or elliptic, usually 1.5–5 cm long, 6–15 mm wide; petiole mostly 2–5 cm long.
Petals to 10 mm long, cream or pink or purple.
Capsule 3–9 cm long, 5–10 mm wide, somewhat flattened; gynophore to 5 mm long, pedicel 2–4 mm long.
Distribution and occurrence: Native of N Amer.
NSW subdivisions: *NC, *NWS, *NWP
Doubtfully naturalized. Known only from a single collection (1952), possibly from a cultivated plant.
Text by Text modified Nov 2007 by Peter G Wilson.
|The single subspecies in NSW. Characters and distribution as for the species in NSW.|
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