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Fabaceae

Psoralea

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Psoralea pinnata

Psoralea is a genus of 150 species of perennials and evergreen shrubs from the Americas and South Africa grown for their abundant, pea-like flowers. Leaves are small, scale-like, and downy or hairy. Grow in a border or as a specimen.

Noteworthy CharacteristicsPea-like flowers in white or shades of blue, purple, pink, or yellow.

CareGrow in full sun (for best bloom) and light, moist but well-drained soil. Prune after flowering to keep plants in bounds.

PropagationStart from seed or cuttings.

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