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Astragalus  beatleyae Barneby  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  beatleyae Barneby  trib. Galegeae
Territory Southwestern U.S.A.Nevada
semideserts of w. USA
Altitude1800-2200m
Description cinereous, leaves 1-4cm long, long petiolate, leaflets 5-9 pairs, obovate-cuneate, 2-7mm long, raceme lax, short, 2-7-flowered, pod ovoid, ventricose, 7-14mm long
Size5-10cm
Colorbluish violet
Bloomlate spring
Ca
Typelax carpet
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
BibliographyCronquist, A. et al. (1972-2005) Intermountain Flora
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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