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Pediomelum  Rydb.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 26832

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Indian breadroot [English]
    breadroot [English]
    scurfpea [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: unknown   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyFabaceae  – peas, legumes  
                               GenusPediomelum Rydb. – Indian breadroot, breadroot, scurfpea  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Pediomelum argophyllum (Pursh) J.W. Grimes – silverleaf Indian breadroot, silverleaf scurfpea 
                                  Species Pediomelum aromaticum (Payson) W.A. Weber – aromatic Indian breadroot 
                                  Species Pediomelum californicum (S. Watson) Rydb. – California Indian breadroot 
                                  Species Pediomelum canescens (Michx.) Rydb. – buckroot 
                                  Species Pediomelum castoreum (S. Watson) Rydb. – Beaver Indian breadroot, Beaver Dam scurfpea 
                                  Species Pediomelum cuspidatum (Pursh) Rydb. – largebract Indian breadroot, tallbread scurfpea 
                                  Species Pediomelum cyphocalyx (A. Gray) Rydb. – turniproot 
                                  Species Pediomelum digitatum (Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray) Isely – palmleaf Indian breadroot 
                                  Species Pediomelum esculentum (Pursh) Rydb. – large Indian breadroot, Indian breadroot, breadroot scurfpea 
                                  Species Pediomelum humile Rydb. – Rydberg's Indian breadroot, Rydberg's scurpea 
                                  Species Pediomelum hypogaeum (Nutt.) Rydb. – subterranean Indian breadroot, scurfpea 
                                  Species Pediomelum latestipulatum (Shinners) Mahler – Texas Plains Indian breadroot 
                                  Species Pediomelum linearifolium (Torr. & A. Gray) J.W. Grimes – narrowleaf Indian breadroot, slimleaf scurfpea 
                                  Species Pediomelum megalanthum (Wooton & Standl.) Rydb. – Intermountain Indian breadroot, large-flowered Indian breadroot 
                                  Species Pediomelum mephiticum (S. Watson) Rydb. – skunktop 
                                  Species Pediomelum pariense (S.L. Welsh & N.D. Atwood) J.W. Grimes – Paria River Indian breadroot 
                                  Species Pediomelum pentaphyllum (L.) Rydb. – small Indian breadroot, Chihuahua scurfpea 
                                  Species Pediomelum piedmontanum J.R. Allison, M.W. Morris, & A.N. Egan – Piedmont breadroot 
                                  Species Pediomelum reverchonii (S. Watson) Rydb. – rock Indian breadroot, rock scurfpea 
                                  Species Pediomelum rhombifolium (Torr. & A. Gray) Rydb. – Gulf Indian breadroot, roundleaf scurfpea 
                                  Species Pediomelum subacaule (Torr. & A. Gray) Rydb. – whiterim scurfpea 

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Fabaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Pediomelum   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Pediomelum   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Pediomelum   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Pediomelum   
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