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Specimen numbers are hyperlinked to records in the Consortium of California Herbaria data view where possible. Taxa are hyperlinked to entries in the Jepson Interchange via the "[Online Interchange]" link.


A. mohavensis S. Watson
Annual, ± perennial herb, tufted or open, widely branched; gray- or silvery-strigose or -canescent. Stem: ± ascending, 5–35 cm. Leaf: 2–12.5 cm; leaflets 3–11, 3–18 mm, ovate to ± round, tips generally blunt, sometimes lower, rarely upper shallowly notched. Inflorescence: flowers 3–15, early ascending, then reflexed. Flower: petals pink-purple, banner 7–12.5 mm, recurved ± 45°, keel 6.4–10.5 mm. Fruit: reflexed, 13–32 mm, 3.5–8.5 mm wide, densely minutely strigose, stiff-leathery; chambers ± 2 below, 1 near tip; ovules 20–30. [Online Interchange]

Key to Astragalus mohavensis

1. Fruit incurved 1/4–1/2 circle, ± 3-sided, upper suture raised, lower in wide, shallow groove; Desert Mountains ..... var. hemigyrus

1' Fruit straight or incurved generally < 1/4 circle, ± compressed side-to-side or 3-sided, upper, lower sutures generally both raised; Mojave Desert ..... var. mohavensis


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