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Astragalus  gilensis Greene  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  gilensis Greene  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsBatidophaca gilensis (Greene) Rydb.
Territory Southwestern U.S.A.South-Central U.S.A.ArizonaNew Mexico
dry, stony grassland
Description leaves 5-8cm, leaflets 7-8 pairs, shortly acute, 5-7mm, flowers ca. 7mm, 13-16, in head, calyx long campanulate, lobes subulate, pod 5mm long, oval, acute, hirsute
Size10-15cm
Colorpurple
Bloomspring
Ca
Typecarpet
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
BibliographyKearney, T.H. et al. (1951-1960) Arizona Flora
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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