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Astragalus  chuskanus Barneby & Spellenb.  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  chuskanus Barneby & Spellenb.  trib. Galegeae
Territory Southwestern U.S.A.South-Central U.S.A.ArizonaNew Mexico
rocky slopes
Altitude1600-1900m
Description densely finely hirsute, leaves silvery grey, 1-4cm, leaflets 9-15, obovate to oblong-elliptic, 2-9mm, raceme 4-10flowered, pod sessile, ascendent, ovoid, shortly pilose, 6mm
Size5-15cm
Colorwhitish
Bloomlate spring, summer
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
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