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Astragalus  coccineus (Parry) Brandegee  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  coccineus (Parry) Brandegee  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsAstragalus purshii var. coccineus Parry (basionym)
 Astragalus grandiflorus S.Watson
 Xylophacos coccineus (Parry) A.Heller
Territory Southwestern U.S.A.MexicoArizonaCaliforniaMexico NorthwestNevada
dry rocks and scree
Altitude800-2200m
Description densely tomentose-pubescent, leaves 5-10cm long, on stem few, crowded flowers, petals narrow, suberect, 35-40mm long, pod ovoid, acute, villose, 25-40mm long
Size5-10cm
Colorcrimson
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyThe Jepson Manual ucjeps.berkeley.edu
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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