Astragalus purshii var. tinctus
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Species Name: Astragalus purshii var. tinctus
Common Name: Pursh's Woolypod Milkvetch
- Found throughout the mountain ranges of California. Beautiful rose colored flowers. Caution: may be toxic.
- Plant Family: Fabaceae
- Plant Type: Perennial
- Height by Width: 2-3' H x 1-2' W
- Growth Habit: Upright
- Growth Rate: Fast
- Sun Exposure: Full sun
- Soil Preference: Well-draining
- Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant
- Cold Hardy to: 1300' – 8700'
- Flower Season: April to June
- Flower Color: Rose
- Distribution: Klamath Ranges, High North Coast Ranges, High Cascade Range, n&s High Sierra Nevada, Tehachapi Mountain Area, Inner South Coast Ranges, Western Transverse Ranges, San Bernardino Mountains, Great Basin Floristic Province, Mojave Desert.
- Natural Habitat: Gravelly, sandy flats, slopes, often with pines or sagebrush. Elevation: 3900' - 7000'
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