Eastern Mojave Vegetation Coll. No. 783, Astragalus whitneyi var. whitneyi  
 

 

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  Fabaceae Astragalus whitneyi whitneyi
Scanned 8 November 2013.

Coll. No. 783, 22 June 2011, characters observed while keying: Perennial herb, of Great Basin, to 30 cm., not obviously gland-dotted, sparse hairs of one kind; Leaf, 1-pinnate, leaflets 11-17, largest 18 mm. × 3 mm. wide, leaf main axis extending as a leaflet, terminal leaflet jointed to midrib, hairs simple, tip without gland; Stipules, free, not spiny, lower stipule sheaths fused around stem; Inflorescence, calyx and corolla conspicuous, flowers many (±12) in a head-like raceme; Calyx, base asymmetric but not strongly so, upper side not pouched; Sepals, fused 5 mm. + free 2 mm. = 7 mm.; Flowers, bilateral; Corolla, 13 mm., white to pink, banner 10 mm., wings ±=keel, keel lip rounded; Style tip and stigma glabrous; Fruit, not available.

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