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Indigo Bush

Psorothamnus schottii
Desert wildflowers, Indigo Psorothamnus schottii is a species of flowering plant in the legume family known by the common name Schott's dalea. It is native to the Sonoran Deserts of northern Mexico and adjacent sections of Arizona and the Colorado Desert in California. Psorothamnus schottii is a shrub approaching two meters in maximum height. Its highly branching stems are green to woolly gray-green and glandular. The gland-pitted linear leaves are up to 3 centimeters long and not divided into leaflets. Psorothamnus schottii is a shrub approaching two meters in maximum height. Its highly branching stems are green to woolly gray-green and glandular. The gland-pitted linear leaves are up to 3 centimeters long and not divided into leaflets. The inflorescence is an open raceme of up to 15 flowers. Each flower has a deep purple blue pealike corolla up to a centimeter long in a glandular tubular calyx of sepals with pointed lobes.

Calscape:
https://calscape.org/loc-California/Psorothamnus-schottii-(Schott-Indigobush)




Indigo bush grows on dry hills and in valleys, from 2000 to 4000 feet elevation.
A finely branched, small shrub, growing 1 to 4 feet tall.

Flowers; Intense, violet-blue flowers.

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