Patagonia Wildflowers
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Indian rushpea
Hoffmannseggia glauca
Hoffmannseggia glauca
Indian rushpea Pea Family
Hoffmannseggia glauca Fabaceae
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English common names
  •Indian rushpea
  •hog potato
  •pig nut
Spanish common names
  •camote de ratón
accepted scientific name
  •Hoffmannseggia glauca (Ortega) Eifert
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  •Hoffmannseggia densiflora (0)
  •Hoffmannseggia glauca (185)
  •Hoffmanseggia glauca (3)
family name
  • Fabaceae
Image Author: ©2012 Jerry Oldenettel
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 0.8 to 1.4 inches
Leaf: Basal, Compound
Plant Observed 3rd week of September thru 1st week of May

How Likely at this Location (32%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
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