Pediomelum digitatum

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Pediomelum digitatum


Taxonavigation: Fabales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Fabales

Familia: Fabaceae
Subfamilia: Faboideae
Tribus: Psoraleeae
Genus: Pediomelum
Species: Pediomelum digitatum



Pediomelum digitatum (Torr. & A.Gray) Isely, 1986


  • Lotodes digitatum (Nutt. ex Torr. & A.Gray) Kuntze, Rev. Gen. 194 (1891)
  • Psoralea campestris Nutt.
  • Psoralea digitata Nutt. ex Torr. & A.Gray, Fl. N. Am. 1: 300 (1838)
  • Psoralea digitata var. parvifolia Shinners
  • Psoralidium digitatum (Nutt. ex Torr. & A.Gray) Rydb., N. Am. Fl. 24: 16 (1919)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Central USA
      • Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Primary references


Additional references

  • Ackerfield, J. (2015). Flora of Colorado: 1-818. BRIT Press.
  • Allred, K.W. (2012). Flora Neomexicana, ed. 2, 1: 1-599. Range Science Herbarium, Las Cruces, New Mexico.
  • Isely, D. (1998). Native and Naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States: 1-1007. Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum. Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.

Vernacular names

English: Palmleaf Indian breadroot
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