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Astragalus  micromerius Barneby  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  micromerius Barneby  trib. Galegeae
Territory Southwestern U.S.A.South-Central U.S.A.New Mexico
rocks
Altitude2000-2300m
Description silvery hirsute, leaves small, crowded, 4-20mm long, leaflets 3-9, flower solitary, 5-7mm long, pod ovoid, 4-5mm long, unilocular
Size1-5cm
Colorwhitish, rose
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca+
Typesubshrub, carpet
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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