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Astragalus didymocarpus v.dispermus

Dwarf White Milkvetch

Life form2, 3: forb, annual
Habitat: valleys, bajadas, sandy areas
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: alternate
leaf format3: pinnate
leaf surface3: hairy
Flower color2: violet to pink
Flowering period2: winter and spring
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Fabaceae (bean family)
Conserved or Obsolete Family1: Leguminosae (pea family)
Status: uncommon
Locations where collected or observed:
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Sonoran Desert National Monument

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