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Astragalus  cyaneus A.Gray  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  cyaneus A.Gray  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsAstragalus shortianus var. cyaneus (A.Gray) M.E.Jones
 Tragacantha cyanea (A.Gray) Kuntze
 Xylophacos cyaneus (A.Gray) Rydb.
Territory South-Central U.S.A.New Mexico
dry, rocky slopes
Altitude2100-2300m
Description subcaulescent, leaves 5-15cm, leaflets 15-30, obovate to elliptic, inflorescence amongst leaves, loosely 10-20flowered, corolla 18-22mm, narrow, pod humistrate, 2-4cm
Size5-15cm
Colorpinkish purple
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
BibliographyMartin, W.C. et al. (1980) A flora of New Mexico
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