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Astragalus  crassicarpus Nutt.   trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  crassicarpus Nutt.   trib. Galegeae
SynonymsAstragalus carnosus Pursh
 Astragalus succulentus Richardson
 Geoprumnon crassicarpum (Nutt.) Rydb.
Territory
american prairie
Description strigulose, carnose, leaflets 13-21 pairs, elliptic to oblong-oblanceolate, adaxially glabrous, 5-20mm, raceme 5-20-flowered, below leaves, flowers 22-30mm, pod spherical
Size15-20cm
Colorpurple, white
Bloomspring
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem ascending
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyScoggan, H.J. (1978-1979) The Flora of Canada
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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