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Orophaca  hyalina (M.E.Jones) Isely  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Orophaca  hyalina (M.E.Jones) Isely  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsAstragalus hyalinus M.E.Jones (basionym)
 Orophaca argophylla (Nutt.) Rydb.
 Phaca argophylla Nutt.
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.North-Central U.S.A.ColoradoKansasMontanaNebraskaSouth DakotaWyoming
american prairie
Description taproot, stipules conspicuous, large, imbricate, leaflets 3, narrowly elliptic to oblanceolate, 1cm, densely silvery sericeous, flowers solitary, hirsute
Size3-6cm
Colorwhite
Bloomspring
Ca
Typelax carpet
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
BibliographyDorn, R.D. (1992) Manual of the Vascular Plants of Wyoming
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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