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Astragalus  sparsiflorus A.Gray  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  sparsiflorus A.Gray  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsBatidophaca sparsiflora (A.Gray) Rydb.
 Tium sparsiflorum (A.Gray) Rydb.
 Tragacantha sparsiflora (A.Gray) Kuntze
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Colorado
rocky slopes
Altitudemontane
Description stems thin, sparsely pubescent, leaflets 9-13, obovate to suborbiculate, rounded or retuse, 3-6mm, adaxially glabrous, flowers 1-5 in short raceme, calyx black hirsute
Size20-30cm
Colorwhite, pinkish
Bloomsummer
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
Bibliography
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