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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: Thermopsideae
Genus: Pickeringia
Species: P. montana

Pickeringia Nutt. ex Torr. & A.Gray, (1840) nom. cons.

Type species: P. montana Nutt.


Pickeringia Nutt. = Ardisia Sw.


Xylothermia Greene, Pittonia 2: 188. 1891.

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Northern America
California, Mexico Northwest

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

Torrey, J. & Gray, A. 1838–1840. A Flora of North America containing abridged Descriptions of all the known indigenous and naturalized Plants growing North of Mexico; arranged according to the Natural System, Vol. 1. 740 pp. Wiley & Putnam, New-York. BHL Reference page. : 1: 388.

Additional references

Farruggia, F.T. & Wojciechowski, M.F. (2021). Personal Communication on Fabaceae, Sesbania. 1.


Govaerts, R. et al. 2021. Pickeringia in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 Jun 07. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2021. Pickeringia. Published online. Accessed: Jun 07 2021. 2021. Pickeringia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 Jun 07.
Hassler, M. 2021. Pickeringia. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2021. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 Jun 06. Reference page. 7
Hassler, M. 2021. World Plants. Synonymic Checklist and Distribution of the World Flora. . Pickeringia. Accessed: 07 Jun 2021.

Vernacular names
English: Chaparral Pea

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