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Astragalus  magdalenae Greene  sect. Leucophysa 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  magdalenae Greene  sect. Leucophysa
SynonymsAstragalus candidissimus Greene
 Tragacantha californica Kuntze
Territory Southwestern U.S.A.ArizonaCalifornia
steppes
Altitude500-700m
Description leaves 4-8cm, leaflets 5-9 pairs, elliptic to suborbiculate, 4-8mm long, white hirsute, flowers 7-15 in capitate raceme, corolla 16-20mm long, pod globular, white adpressed hirsute
Size15-30cm
Colorpurple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyThe Jepson Manual ucjeps.berkeley.edu
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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