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Astragalus whitneyi

Astragalus whitneyi A. Gray

 

Balloon-pod Milk-vetch, Balloon Milk-vetch, Whitney's Locoweed

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassRosidaeRoses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more
OrderFabalesLegumes (pea and bean families)
FamilyFabaceaeLegume family (peas and beans)
GenusAstragalusFrom the Greek astragalos meaning “ankle bone” and an early name applied to some plants in this family because of the shape of the seeds
Specieswhitneyi

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Astragalus whitneyi (Balloon-pod Milk-vetch, Balloon Milk-vetch, Whitney's Locoweed)

5/3/2018 · Park Blvd., Joshua Tree National Park, CA
≈ 9 × 6" (22 × 16 cm)

Astragalus whitneyi (Balloon-pod Milk-vetch, Balloon Milk-vetch, Whitney's Locoweed)

5/3/2018 · Park Blvd., Joshua Tree National Park, CA
≈ 9 × 6" (23 × 16 cm)

Astragalus whitneyi (Balloon-pod Milk-vetch, Balloon Milk-vetch, Whitney's Locoweed)

5/3/2018 · Park Blvd., Joshua Tree National Park, CA
≈ 8 × 5" (20 × 13 cm)

Astragalus whitneyi (Balloon-pod Milk-vetch, Balloon Milk-vetch, Whitney's Locoweed)

5/3/2018 · Park Blvd., Joshua Tree National Park, CA
≈ 10 × 6" (24 × 16 cm)

Astragalus whitneyi description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 12 Oct 2018.

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Astragalus whitneyi (Balloon-pod Milk-vetch, Balloon Milk-vetch, Whitney's Locoweed)

5/3/2018 · Park Blvd., Joshua Tree National Park, CA
≈ 9 × 6" (23 × 16 cm)

Astragalus whitneyi (Balloon-pod Milk-vetch, Balloon Milk-vetch, Whitney's Locoweed)

5/3/2018 · Park Blvd., Joshua Tree National Park, CA
≈ 5 × 5" (12 × 13 cm)

Astragalus whitneyi (Balloon-pod Milk-vetch, Balloon Milk-vetch, Whitney's Locoweed)

5/3/2018 · Park Blvd., Joshua Tree National Park, CA
≈ 8 × 6" (19 × 15 cm)

Astragalus whitneyi (Balloon-pod Milk-vetch, Balloon Milk-vetch, Whitney's Locoweed)

5/3/2018 · Park Blvd., Joshua Tree National Park, CA
≈ 10 × 6" (24 × 16 cm)

Astragalus whitneyi (Balloon-pod Milk-vetch, Balloon Milk-vetch, Whitney's Locoweed)

5/3/2018 · Park Blvd., Joshua Tree National Park, CA
≈ 8 × 6" (20 × 16 cm)

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