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Astragalus  missouriensis Nutt.  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  missouriensis Nutt.  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsAstragalus melanocarpus Nutt.
 Tragacantha missouriensis (Nutt.) Kuntze
 Xylophacos missouriensis (Nutt.) Small
Territory
american prairie
Description appressed silvery hirsute, leaves 4-10cm, leaflets elliptic, 7-15mm, raceme compact, 3-9-flowered, flowers 15-25mm long, pod coriaceous, ventricose, shortly spinescent
Size5-10cm
Colorpinkish purple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub, cushion
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
BibliographyHitchcock, C.L.: Vascular Plants of the Pacific Northwest
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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