Data about <i>Psoralea tenuiflora</i>

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Distribution

Data about <i>Psoralea tenuiflora</i>
Native range includes
Additional detail Lower 48 United States of America USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  

Physical Description

Data about <i>Psoralea tenuiflora</i>
  • Plant growth habit
    The general growth form of a plant - its size and branching - also its woodiness. Some plants have different growth habits depending on environment or location, so a plant can have more than one value.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/PlantHabit
Plant growth habit
Additional detail forb/herb
  • Forb/herb
    Vascular plant without significant woody tissue above or at the ground. Forbs and herbs may be annual, biennial, or perennial but always lack significant thickening by secondary woody growth and have perennating buds borne at or below the ground surface. In the PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov/), graminoids are excluded but ferns, horsetails, lycopods, and whisk-ferns are included.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/forbHerb
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  

Ecology

Data about <i>Psoralea tenuiflora</i>
Habitat
Additional detail grassland
  • Grassland
    An area in which grasses (Graminae) are a significant component of the vegetation.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000106
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail gravel
  • Gravel
    Gravel is an environmental material which is composed of pieces of rock that are at least two millimeters (2mm) in its largest dimension and no more than 75 millimeters.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000018
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail limestone
  • Limestone
    A sedimentary rock composed largely of the mineral calcite.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002053
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail plateau
  • Plateau
    An elevated and comparatively level expanse of land.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000182
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail prairie
  • Prairie
    An area of land of low topographic relief that historically supported grasses and herbs, with few trees, and having generally a mesic (moderate or temperate) climate. Dominated by tall grasses (contrast steppe).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000260
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail railway
  • Railway
    A permanent way having one or more rails which provides a track for cars.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000065
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail river
  • River
    Natural freshwater surface streams of considerable volume and a permanent or seasonal flow, moving in a definite channel toward a sea, lake, or another river; any large streams, or ones larger than brooks or creeks, such as the trunk stream and larger branches of a drainage system.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000022
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail savanna
  • Savanna
    A grassland of the tropics or subtropics with scattered trees.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000261
Environments - EOL project  
  • Interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWith
Interacts with
Additional detail A Panurgine Bee GloBI  
Additional detail A Spur-throat Grasshopper GloBI  
Additional detail Andrenids GloBI  
Additional detail Ants, Bees, and Wasps GloBI  
Additional detail Aurochs GloBI  
Additional detail Beetles GloBI  
Additional detail Colletes willistoni GloBI  
Additional detail Jaguar Flower Moth GloBI  
Additional detail Long-horned Bees GloBI  
Additional detail Luperosoma parallelum GloBI  
Additional detail Packard's Grasshopper GloBI  
Additional detail Panurgine Bees GloBI  
Additional detail Plasterer Bees GloBI  
Additional detail Pocket Gopher GloBI  
Additional detail Red-legged Grasshopper GloBI  
Additional detail Sternorrhyncha GloBI  
Additional detail Sunflower Bee GloBI  
Additional detail Svastra obliqua obliqua GloBI  
Additional detail True Bug GloBI  
Additional detail True Bugs, Cicadas, Leafhoppers, Aphids, Etc. GloBI  
Additional detail True Butterflies GloBI  
  • Interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWithreverse
Interacts with
Additional detail A Panurgine Bee GloBI  
Additional detail Aurochs GloBI  
Additional detail Colletes willistoni GloBI  
Additional detail Few-flowered Scurfpea GloBI  
Additional detail Few-flowered Scurfpea GloBI  
Additional detail Sternorrhyncha GloBI  
Additional detail Svastra obliqua obliqua GloBI  
Additional detail True Bug GloBI  
  • Has predator
    is consumed for energetic or other nutritional needs (by another organism)
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/HasPredator
Has predator
Additional detail American Bison GloBI  
Additional detail Ants, Bees, and Wasps GloBI  
Additional detail Aurochs GloBI  
Additional detail Beetles GloBI  
Additional detail Pocket Gopher GloBI  
Additional detail Sheep GloBI  
Additional detail True Bug GloBI  
Additional detail True Bugs, Cicadas, Leafhoppers, Aphids, Etc. GloBI  
Additional detail True Butterflies GloBI  

Life History and Behavior

Data about <i>Psoralea tenuiflora</i>
Life cycle habit
Additional detail perennial
  • Perennial
    Of plant duration, a plant whose life span extends over more than two growing seasons, c.f. annual, biennial, ephemeral, of flowering with respect to architecture, hapaxanthic, monocarpic, pleonanthic
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/perennial
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
Seed ripening date
Additional detail July
  • July
    The seventh month of the year in the Gregorian calendar.
    http://ncicb.nci.nih.gov/xml/owl/EVS/Thesaurus.owl#C106186
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
Bloom period begin
Additional detail May
  • May
    The fifth month of the year in the Gregorian calendar.
    http://ncicb.nci.nih.gov/xml/owl/EVS/Thesaurus.owl#C106184
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
Bloom period end
Additional detail June
  • June
    The sixth month of the year in the Gregorian calendar.
    http://ncicb.nci.nih.gov/xml/owl/EVS/Thesaurus.owl#C106185
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  

Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Data about <i>Psoralea tenuiflora</i>
Plant propagation method
Additional detail prolonged dry seed storage
  • Prolonged dry seed storage
    Seed stores for several years dry.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/propagationDryStorageProlonged
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
Additional detail soak
  • Soak
    Pour boiling water over seed and let soak for 24 hours.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/propagationSoak
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
Seed/spore extraction
Additional detail bag method
  • Bag method
    Seeds easily fall when shaken or stripped into an open bag.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/seedExtractBag
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
Additional detail sand seed
  • Sand seed
    Sand seed between two sheets of sandpaper to remove hull.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/seedExtractSand
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
Germination treatment
Additional detail scarification
  • Scarification
    Scarification is the cutting of the seed coat using abrasion, thermal stress, or chemicals to aid germination
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/germinationScarification
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  

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