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Astragalus  sesquiflorus S.Watson  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  sesquiflorus S.Watson  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsAstragalus sesquiflorus var. brevipes Barneby
 Phaca sesquiflora (S.Watson) Rydb.
 Tragacantha sesquiflora (S.Watson) Kuntze
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.ArizonaColoradoUtah
rocks
Altitude1500-3000m
Description cinereous, leaves 1-4cm, leaflets 7-11 pairs, narrowly elliptic to obovate, 3-10mm long, raceme lax, 1-3-flowered, pod oblong-obovoid, 8-10mm long, compressed
Size10-15cm
Colorpinkish purple
Bloomsummer
Ca-
Typeshrub, carpet
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
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