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Hoita
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Hoita macrostachya
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Psoraleeae
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Hoita

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Species

Hoita is a small genus of legumes containing three species. They bear attractive purple or fuchsia flowers in large inflorescences similar to those of kudzu. They are known commonly as scurfpeas or leather-roots and are closely related to the psoraleas. They are found almost exclusively in California.

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