scurfy pea

variants: or less commonly scurf pea or scurvy pea

Definition of scurfy pea

: any of several plants of the genus Psoralea especially : a bushy branched herb (P. tenuiflora floribunda) of central North America with white canescent foliage and purplish flowers in oblong spikes

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“Scurfy pea.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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