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Sonoran Desert Plants
Astragalus didymocarpus v.dispermus (Dwarf White Milkvetch)

Coffee Pot Mountain


Habitat: valleys, bajadas, sandy areas
Life Form: forb,annual
Leaf Description: alternate, pinnate
Flower Color: violet to pink
Flowering Period: winter and spring
Spines: spineless
Family: Fabaceae (bean family)
Abundance: uncommon
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 16 (13.1 MB pdf)

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






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