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Astragalus  paysonii (Rydb.) Barneby  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  paysonii (Rydb.) Barneby  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsHamosa paysonii Rydb. (basionym)
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.IdahoWyoming
grassland and thickets
Altitude1900-2900m
Description leaves 4-9cm, pinnatipartite, leaflets 7-15, oval to rhombic, green, subglabrous, flowers in numerous, axillary racemes, pod 1-2cm long, falcate, straw yellow
Size20-50cm
Colorpinkish, white
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, medium moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
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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