Caragana frutex (L.) K.Koch

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Caragana frutex (L.) K.Koch. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 18 Sep 2021'

General Information

Shrubs to 2 m tall. Branches brown, yellowish gray, or dark grayish green. Leaves digitate, 4-foliolate; petiole 2-10 mm and persistent on long branchlets, caducous on short branchlets; leaflet blades obovate-oblanceolate, 6-10 × 3-5 mm, glabrous or sparsely pilose, apex rounded to emarginate. Flowers solitary or 2 in a fascicle. Pedicel 0.9-2.1 cm, articu­late apically. Calyx tube tubular-campanulate, 6-8 mm. Co­rolla yellow, 2-2.2 cm; standard suborbicular, ca. 1.6 cm wide, claw ca. 5 mm; wing with claw ca. 1/2 as long as limb, auricle 1/4-1/3 as long as claw, apex emarginate; keel ca. 2.2 cm, claw shorter than limb, auricle inconspicuous. Ovary gla­brous. Legume cylindric, 2-3 cm. Fl. May-Jun, fr. Jul. 2n = 32.

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    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
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    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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