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Astragalus  monumentalis Barneby  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  monumentalis Barneby  trib. Galegeae
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.South-Central U.S.A.ArizonaColoradoNew MexicoUtah
rocks
Altitude1200-1900m
Description silvery, leaves 2-8cm long, leaflets 9-19 pairs, oblong-elliptic, 3-11mm long, raceme 3-9-flowered, pod linear, 12-30mm long, sometimes variegate
Size5-10cm
Colorpinkish purple
Bloomspring
Ca-
Typetuft
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
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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