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Astragalus  desperatus M.E.Jones  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  desperatus M.E.Jones  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsBatidophaca desperata (M.E.Jones) Rydb.
 Batidophaca petrophila (M.E.Jones) Rydb.
 Tium desperatum (M.E.Jones) Rydb.
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.South-Central U.S.A.ArizonaColoradoNew MexicoUtah
rocks
Altitudemontane
Description cinereous, leaves 1-9cm long, leaflets 5-15 pairs, oblanceolate, 3-12mm long, raceme 3-16-flowered, pod falciform, hirsute, 6-17mm long
Size5-15cm
Colorpinkish purple
Bloomlate spring
Ca-
Typesubshrub, carpet
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
BibliographyCronquist, A. et al. (1972-2005) Intermountain Flora
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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