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Critically Imperiled (NatureServe)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Robinieae
Genus: Genistidium
Species: G. dumosum
Binomial name
Genistidium dumosum

Genistidium is a monotypic genus[1] of flowering plants in the legume family, Fabaceae. It belongs to the sub family Faboideae. It contains the single species Genistidium dumosum, the brushpea. It is native to Texas and adjacent Mexico.[2]


  1. ^ Poole, J. M., et al. Rare plants of Texas: a field guide. Texas A&M University Press, 2007.
  2. ^ Genistidium dumosum. Center for Plant Conservation.