Hoita

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Hoita
Hoitamacrostachya.jpg
Hoita macrostachya
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Psoraleeae
Genus: Hoita
Rydb.
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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