Pomaria jamesii

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Pomaria jamesii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Caesalpinieae
Genus: Pomaria
Species: P. jamesii
Binomial name
Pomaria jamesii
(Torr. & A.Gray) Walp.
  • Caesalpinia jamesii (Torr. & A.Gray) Fisher
  • Hoffmannseggia jamesii Torr. & A.Gray
  • Larrea jamesii (Torr. & A.Gray) Britton & Rose

Pomaria jamesii (common name James' holdback),[2] is a plant found in the American southwest.


The Zuni people give an infusion to sheep to make them "prolific."[3]


  1. ^ "Pomaria jamesii (Torr. & A.Gray) Walp.". International Legume Database & Information Service (ILDIS). Retrieved 23 February 2016 – via The Plant List. 
  2. ^ "Pomaria jamesii". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 23 February 2016. 
  3. ^ Stevenson, Matilda Coxe 1915 Ethnobotany of the Zuni Indians. SI-BAE Annual Report #30 (p. 54)