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Astragalus  platytropis A.Gray  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  platytropis A.Gray  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsCystium platytropis (A.Gray) Rydb.
 Phaca platytropis (A.Gray) Rydb.
 Tragacantha platytropis (A.Gray) Kuntze
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.CaliforniaIdahoMontanaNevadaOregonUtahWyoming
scree and moraines
Altitudesubalpine-alpine
Description sericeous, leaves crowded, 2-7cm, petiole longer than blade, leaflets oblanceolate, 3-10mm, raceme 3-7-flowered, compact, pod ventricose, membranaceous, 2-3cm, acute
Size5-10cm
Colorpurple, whitish yellow
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typesubshrub, carpet
Cultivationgravelly, humous, moist, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, gravelly 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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