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Orophaca  proimanthus (Barneby) Isely  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Orophaca  proimanthus (Barneby) Isely  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsAstragalus proimanthus Barneby (basionym)
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Wyoming
dry, rocky slopes
Altitude2000-2200m
Description leaves ternate, densely silvery-white hirsute, 1-4cm long, flowers to 17mm long, in pairs on base of leaves, pod 7-10mm, laterally flattened, densely, finely hirsute
Size1-5cm
Colorwhitish, yellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecarpet
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
BibliographyDorn, R.D. (1992) Manual of the Vascular Plants of Wyoming
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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