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Astragalus insularis var. harwoodii (Sand Locoweed)

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 Astragalus insularis var. harwoodii

 Astragalus insularis var. harwoodii

 Astragalus insularis var. harwoodii

 Astragalus insularis var. harwoodii

 Astragalus insularis var. harwoodii

Habitat: sand dunes
Life Form: forb,annual
Leaf Description: alternate pinnate
Flower Color: purple
Flowering Period: Mar. to Apr.
Spines: spineless
Family: Fabaceae (bean family)
Abundance: locally common
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2015. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: a flora of southwestern Arizona. Part 14. Eudicots: Fabaceae - legume family. Phytoneuron 2015-58: 1-83. Published 20 Oct 2015. ISSN 2153 733X page 17 (13.1 MB pdf)

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Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page on Astragalus insularis var. harwoodii (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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