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Astragalus  oophorus S.Watson  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  oophorus S.Watson  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsAstragalus jucundus (Jeps. & Rydb.) M.Peck
 Astragalus oophorus var. clokeyanus Barneby
 Astragalus oophorus var. lavinii Barneby
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.ArizonaCaliforniaColoradoNevadaUtah
semideserts of w. USA
Altitude1000-2500m
Description glabrous, leaves 5-15cm long, leaflets 7-25 pairs, elliptic to nearly orbiculate, raceme lax, 4-10-flowered, pod ellipsoid, ventricose, 3-6cm long, papery
Size5-10cm
Colorpurple, white, yellow
Bloomspring
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationdry, sunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyThe Jepson Manual ucjeps.berkeley.edu
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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