Eastern Mojave Vegetation Coll. No. 1991, Astragalus alpinus  
 

 

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  Fabaceae Astragalus alpinus
Photographed 19 January 2019.

Coll. No. 1991, 24 July 2018, characters observed: Perennial herb, 15 cm., caulescent, sprawling; Leaves, compound, stipules, free, 4.5 mm. × 2 mm. wide, petiole, 35 mm., blade, 70 mm. × 10 mm. wide, leaflets, #23, 9.2 mm. × 4.5 mm. wide, sparse white basifixed hairs; Inflorescence, raceme, #10 flowers, pedicels, 1 mm.; Calyx, tube 2.5 mm. + lobes 1.5 mm., hairs basifixed black appressed; Flower, zygomorphic, banner, 8 mm., white to blue, with prominent white and blue stripes in middle, reflexed at middle, back glabrous, wings, 7 mm., <keel, keel, 8 mm., tip blunt, glabrous throughout; Style, persistent, Stigma, round, glabrous; Fruit, 11 mm. × 2.3 mm. wide, stipitate, 2 mm., pendulous, hairs, basifixed black appressed.

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