Fabaceae
Psoralidium lanceolatum

Lemon Scurfpea

Erect from rhizomes, without thorns. Stem green, sometimes yellow at base. Leaves palmately compound with petioles to 1 in. long. Leaflets 3, lance-shaped. Flowers few, purple or white, in clusters on short stalks from main stem. Seedpod more or less round. Grows in floodplains, sandy soils, savannas.

  • Rarity: Locally Common
  • Flowering Time: All Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: To 30 inches
  • Habitat: Shrub-Steppe, Moist Riverbanks
  • Found In: East Gorge, Steens, Great Basin
  • Native: Yes