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Astragalus  howellii A.Gray  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  howellii A.Gray  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsTium howellii (A.Gray) Rydb.
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.OregonWashington
sagebrush wilding
Description greyish, leaves 3-14mm, leaflets 11-17 pairs, linearlanceolate to oblong, 5-14mm, raceme lax, 5-25-flowered, corolla patent, pod densely shortly lanate, 15-30mm long
Size5-20cm
Colorwhitish yellow
Bloomspring, early summer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem ascending
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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