Rock Garden Plants
Astragalus  utahensis (Torr.) Torr. & A.Gray  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  utahensis (Torr.) Torr. & A.Gray  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsPhaca mollissima var. utahensis Torr. (basionym)
 Tragacantha utahensis (Torr.) Kuntze
 Xylophacos utahensis (Torr.) Rydb.
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.IdahoNevadaOregonUtahWyoming
rocky slopes
Altitudemontane
Description lanate, leaves 3-12cm, leaflets 9-19 pairs, elliptic-obovate to suborbiculate, raceme short, 2-8-flowered, pod hirsute, 17-30mm long, ovate, acute
Size5-10cm
Colorbright pinkish purple
Bloomspring
Ca+
Typecushion
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained 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
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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