Scurfy Pea
Psoralea tenuiflora

Family: Papilionaceae (pa-pil-ee-uh-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Psoralea (sor-RAY-lee-uh) (Info)
Species: tenuiflora (ten-yoo-ee-FLOR-uh) (Info)

Category:

Herbs

Perennials

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are fragrant

Water Requirements:

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Where to Grow:

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Height:

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Spacing:

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Hardiness:

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Medium Blue

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Foliage:

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Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Washington, Illinois

Arlington, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Mar 19, 2010, slocalgardengal from San Luis Obispo, CA wrote:

The pea-flower shaped blossoms are scented of grape sweet tarts or grape "kool aid" and the fragrance carries several feet from the plant on a still day.

Neutral

On May 22, 2007, frostweed from Josephine, Arlington, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Scurfy Pea, Psoralea tenuiflora, is Native to Texas and other States.