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Astragalus  wetherillii M.E.Jones  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  wetherillii M.E.Jones  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsPhaca wetherillii (M.E.Jones) Rydb.
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.ColoradoUtah
rocky slopes
Altitude1500-2200m
Description taproot, leaves pinnate, leaflets 7-12, oval to suborbiculate, pubescent, rachis deep maroon, flowers ca. 1cm long, purple striate, pod 15mm, distinctly rostrate
Size5-10cm
Colorpinkish white
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typetuft
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
BibliographyCronquist, A. et al. (1972-2005) Intermountain Flora
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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