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Syrmatium  argophyllum (A.Gray) Greene  trib. Loteae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Syrmatium  argophyllum (A.Gray) Greene  trib. Loteae
SynonymsHosackia argophylla A.Gray (basionym)
 Lotus argophyllus (A.Gray) Greene
 Lotus fremontii (A.Gray) A.Heller
Territory Southwestern U.S.A.MexicoCaliforniaMexico Northwest
dry, rocky slopes
Altitude300-1700m
Description densely silvery hirsute, leaves pinnate, leaflets 3-5, obovate, 4-12mm long, flowers 3-8, 7-10mm long, in axillary umbels
Size5-10cm
Colorbright yellow
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typeshrub, carpet
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, dark, moist, germ. 1 month, 18-21°C
cuttings in late spring and late summer
BibliographyThe Jepson Manual ucjeps.berkeley.edu
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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