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Astragalus  whitneyi A.Gray  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  whitneyi A.Gray  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsAstragalus hookerianus var. whitneyi (A.Gray) M.E.Jones
 Astragalus whitneyi var. pinosus Elmer
 Phaca argentata Rydb.
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.CaliforniaIdahoNevadaOregonWashington
rocky slopes
Altitudesubalpine-alpine
Description finely setose, leaves crowded, 2-8cm, leaflets linear to obovate, 5-15mm, raceme compact, 5-20-flowered, flowers patent, ca. 1cm long, pod pendent, ventricose
Size5-10cm
Colorbluish, whitish yellow
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
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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