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Astragalus  mollissimus var. bigelovii (A.Gray) Barneby  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  mollissimus var. bigelovii (A.Gray) Barneby  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsAstragalus bigelovii A.Gray (basionym)
 Tragacantha bigelovii (A.Gray) Kuntze
Territory Southwestern U.S.A.South-Central U.S.A.MexicoArizonaMexico NorthwestNew MexicoTexas
dry, stony grassland
Description stems densely lanate, leaves pinnate, leaflets 15-25, broadly obovate, 7-20mm, densely sericeous-lanate, raceme short, calyx lanate, lobes subulate, corolla 15-25mm long
Size5-8cm
Colorbright purple
Bloomspring
Ca
Typetuft
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
BibliographyMartin, W.C. et al. (1980) A flora of New Mexico
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