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Astragalus  calycosus Torr.  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  calycosus Torr.  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsAstragalus brevicaulis A.Nelson
 Hamosa calycosa (Torr.) Rydb.
 Tragacantha calycosa (Torr.) Kuntze
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.South-Central U.S.A.ArizonaCaliforniaColoradoIdahoNevadaNew MexicoUtahWyoming
sagebrush wilding
Altitude900-3000m
Description silvery setose, leaves crowded, 3-6cm, leaflets 3-7 pairs, oblanceolate, 5-15mm, raceme 2-5-flowered, bracteate, corolla 10-16mm, apically purple, pod sessile, 12-16mm
Size5-10cm
Colorwhite
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca+
Typetuft
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
BibliographyHitchcock, C.L.: Vascular Plants of the Pacific Northwest
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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