|Emory Dalea is a member of the Pea
plant grows to 3 feet in height and has grayish-green, felty leaves
which grow in clusters of 1-13 leaflets to
2 inches in length. The plant
typically grows in sandy areas and on mesas at elevations below 500 feet.
The Emory Dalea at right was
photographed in the Santa Catalina Mountains near Tucson.
Emory Dalea blooms between March - April and
produces purple, pea-like flowers that grow from a spherical flower
head to 0.25 inches in length.