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Sonoran Desert Plants
Astragalus lentiginosus (Freckled Milkvetch)

Cabeza Prieta Peak

 

Habitat: valleys, bajadas
Life Form: forb,annual
Leaf Description: alternate pinnate
Flower Color: indigo to purple
Flowering Period: winter and spring
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 18 (13.1 MB pdf)

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

 

 

 

 

 

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