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Rydberg's Scurfpea (Pediomelum humile)

Pediomelum humile along San Filipe Creek, Texas. Photo Credit: Jackie Poole, TPWD
  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Fabaceae
  • State: TX
  • Nature Serve ID: 147497
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 06/25/2002

Where is Rydberg's Scurfpea (Pediomelum humile) located in the wild?

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Rydberg's Scurfpea can be found in Texas

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Conservation Actions

Nature Serve Biotics
  • 05/02/2017

Known from fewer than 5 sites in Val Verde County, Texas, and possibly in adjacent Coahuila, Mexico. Urbanization could destroy some sites.

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Taxon Pediomelum humile
Authority Rydberg
Family Fabaceae
CPC Number 16069
ITIS 504178
Common Names Rydberg scurfpea | Rydberg's Indian breadroot | Rydberg's scurpea
Associated Scientific Names Pediomelum humile | Psoralea rydbergii | Psoralea humilis
State Rank
State State Rank
Texas S1
Ecological Relationships


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