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Astragalus  lentiginosus Hook.  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  lentiginosus Hook.  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsCystium lentiginosum (Hook.) Rydb.
 Phaca lentiginosa (Hook.) Piper
 Tragacantha lentiginosa (Hook.) Kuntze
Territory Western CanadaNorthwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.South-Central U.S.A.Mexico
semideserts of w. USA
Description green, sometimes succulent, leaves often glabrous, leaflets obovate, 5-15mm, raceme dense, 10-30-flowered, flowers patent, 8-18mm long, pod ventricose, glabrous, sessile
Size15-30cm
Colorpinkish, white
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem ascending
Cultivationdry, sunny 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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