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Astragalus  lutosus M.E.Jones  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  lutosus M.E.Jones  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsPhaca lutosa (M.E.Jones) Rydb.
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.ColoradoUtah
semideserts of w. USA
Altitude1600-2800m
Description fleshy taproot, leaflets 12 pairs, conduplicate, oval, 6mm, obtuse, strigose, flowers 1-4 in sessile axillary clusters, pod glabrous, large, reddish
Size1-5cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
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
BibliographyCronquist, A. et al. (1972-2005) Intermountain Flora
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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