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Astragalus  tiehmii Barneby  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  tiehmii Barneby  trib. Galegeae
Territory Southwestern U.S.A.Nevada
semideserts of w. USA
Altitude1600-1700m
Description adpressed greyish hirsute, leaves 8-26mm, leaflets 7-9 pairs, revolute, obovate-cuneate, 2-6mm, raceme lax, 4-8-flowered, pod unilocular, lunulate, 3-4mm long
Size5-10cm
Colorwhitish
Bloomsummer
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
BibliographyCronquist, A. et al. (1972-2005) Intermountain Flora
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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