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Astragalus mohavensis var. hemigyrus; Half-ring Milk-vetch   

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Astragalus mohavensis var. hemigyrus
Astragalus mohavensis var. hemigyrus
Half-ring Milk-vetch
Photographer: Dave Silverman and Cindy Hopkins

ID: 0000 0000 0217 0046 (2017-02-01)

Copyright © 2017 Xeric Specialties - Dave Silverman

  • date of photo  Apr 1, 2015
  • location   Darwin Plateau, Talc City Hills (Inyo County, California, US)
  • family Fabaceae
  • order Fabales
  • class Rosids-Eudicots
  • plant community   5250’-5500’, rocky limestone upper slopes and ridgelines, Shadscale scrub
  • notes   Early flowering, biennial form. There were no annual forms in this season. This taxon is distinct from var. mohavensis. Pls on Darwin Mesa differ from those of the same variety in NV, being more-stout & hairy and have thicker, more-curved pods. Growing w/ Yucca brevifolia, Atriplex confertifolia, Menodora spinescens, Lepidium fremontii, Eriogonum fasciculatum, Echinocactus polycephalus, Opuntia basilaris, Stipa speciosa, Astragalus newberryi, Oenothera caespitosa, Camissonia walkeri & pterosperma, Phacelia crenulata, Mimulus suksdorfii, Arabis inyoensis, Dasyochloa pulchellum, Cryptantha virginensis & circumcissa
  • keywords: Darwin Mesa milk-vetch
  • camera   Panasonic GH3
  • photo category: Plant - annual/perennial

  • common names   Half-ring Milk-vetch (photographer)
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