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Astragalus  atratus S.Watson  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  atratus S.Watson  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsAstragalus atratus var. mensarus M.E.Jones
 Astragalus owyheensis A.Nelson & J.F.Macbr. (var.)
 Hamosa atrata (S.Watson) Rydb.
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.CaliforniaIdahoNevadaOregon
sagebrush wilding
Description grey setose, leaves 4-15cm, leaflets 15-17 pairs, patent, filiform or linear, 3-10mm long, raceme 6-15-flowered, flowers 8-9mm long, purple veined, pod pendent, reddish
Size5-10cm
Colorwhite
Bloomlate spring
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationsunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyCronquist, A. et al. (1972-2005) Intermountain Flora
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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