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Astragalus  malacus A.Gray  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  malacus A.Gray  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsAstragalus obfalcatus A.Nelson
 Hamosa malaca (A.Gray) Rydb.
 Tragacantha malaca (A.Gray) Kuntze
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.CaliforniaIdahoNevadaOregon
grassland
Description stems hirsute, leaflets 13-15, obovate, retuse, 10-15mm, lanate, flowers in raceme, calyx black hirsute, lobes subulate, corolla 15mm long, pod lanate, variegate, 3cm
Size10-30cm
Colorpurple
Bloomspring
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, 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
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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