Eastern Mojave Vegetation Coll. No. 2603, Astragalus alpinus  


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  Fabaceae Astragalus alpinus
Photographed 16 December 2021.

Plants of Colorado

Astragalus alpinus L.  Alpine Milkvetch.

Unnamed meadow on Forest Road 109, Lake County, Colorado. Southern part of the ridge that includes Mount Zion and Buckeye Peak, about 2.7 road miles north of Leadville, access to Forest Road 109 from US Highway 24, 140 km. southwest of Golden. 39.2788N, 106.312W. WGS 1984 Elev. 3131 m. Flowers blue. East end of meadow, near road, on top of a turnout road drainage berm, also collected here: Vicia americana, Leptosiphon nuttallii, nearby: Campanula parryi, and Collomia linearis.

Collected by permit: Pike - San Isabel National Forest, 2021, issued: Mar 29, 2021, to: Tom Schweich.

Tom Schweich 2603. 15-Jul-2021

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