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Astragalus aridus

Parched Milkvetch

Life form2, 3: forb, annual
Habitat: sand dunes
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf surface3: hairy
Flower color2: lavender to white or whitish to pink
Flowering period2: winter and spring
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Fabaceae (bean family)
Conserved or Obsolete Family1: Leguminosae (pea family)
Status: rare
Location where collected or observed:
      Yuma area and southeastern California

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