Pygmy Caragana

Caragana pygmaea

Summary 4

Caragana pygmaea is a flowering plant species in the genus Caragana.

How to recognize it? 5

Long seed pods hang down from stem. Leaves arranged as many small compound leaflets. Grow to 6 m (19.7 ft).

Observations in Banff National Park 6

When are they blooming in Banff National Park? Second week of June at the earliest. Full bloom usually between end of June and mid-July. Bloom/seeding continuing on until end of September.

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  1. (c) [1], some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Caragana_pygmaea3.jpg
  2. (c) Matt Lavin, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Caragana_pygmaea_(5182427524).jpg
  3. (c) Natalya, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Natalya
  4. Adapted by bioblitzbanff from a work by (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caragana_pygmaea
  5. (c) bioblitzbanff, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
  6. (c) metallyza, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)

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