Thermopsis rhombifolia

Thermopsis rhombifolia
Thermopsis rhombifolia


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: Thermopsideae
Genus: Thermopsis
Sectio: T. sect. Thermia
Species: Thermopsis rhombifolia
Varieties: T. r. var. divaricarpa – T. r. var. rhombifolia


Thermopsis rhombifolia (Pursh) Richardson (1823)


  • Cytisus rhombifolius Pursh
  • Drepilia rhombifolia (Pursh) Raf.
  • Thermia rhombifolia (Pursh) Nutt.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Nothern America
      • British Columbia, Colorado, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming

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


Primary referencesEdit

Additional referencesEdit

  • Larson, J., Reif, B., Nelson, B.E. & Hartman, R.L. (2014). Floristic studies in North Central New Mexico, U.S.A. the Sange de Cristo mountains Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 8: 271-303.
  • Allred, K.W. (2012). Flora Neomexicana, ed. 2, 1: 1-599. Range Science Herbarium, Las Cruces, New Mexico.
  • Douglas, G.W., Meidinger, D. & Penny, J.L. (2002). Rare Native Vascular Plants of British Columbia . ed. 2: 1-358. Province of British Columbia.


Vernacular namesEdit

English: prairie thermopsis, False Lupine
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