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Astragalus  newberryi A.Gray  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  newberryi A.Gray  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsAstragalus eriocarpus S.Watson
 Astragalus suturalis E.Sheld.
 Astragalus watsonianus (Kuntze) E.Sheld.
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.South-Central U.S.A.ArizonaCaliforniaIdahoNevadaNew MexicoOregonUtah
dry, sandy grassland
Altitude1200-2400m
Description grey sericeous, acaulescent, leaves 3-12cm, elliptic-ovate, 5-20mm, raceme 2-6-flowered, corolla 20-25mm, pod densely lanate, ventricose, ligneous, 15-30mm long
Size5-10cm
Colorpurple
Bloomlate spring
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
BibliographyHitchcock, C.L.: Vascular Plants of the Pacific Northwest
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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