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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. nuttallii (Torr. & A. Gray) J.T. Howell NUTTALL'S MILKVETCH
NATIVE
Perennial herb, generally robust, leafy; hairs fine, incurved-ascending or curly, or ± 0. Stem: prostrate to erect, often in dense tangles, 2–10 dm. Leaf: 2.5–17 cm, generally spreading, arched; stipules fused around stem into sheath, sometimes early ruptured, seemingly free; leaflets 21–43, generally ± crowded, 3–25 mm, ± obovate or oblong, tips notched. Inflorescence: flowers 20–125, dense, early reflexed. Flower: petals ± cream, lavender-tinged or not, banner 10–15 mm, recurved ± 40°, wings 1 mm < to 1.5 mm > banner, keel 9.7–14 mm. Fruit: 20–60 mm, 15–27 mm wide, bladdery, glabrous to sparsely hairy, papery; chamber 1; ovules 14–38. [Online Interchange]

Key to Astragalus nuttallii

1. Leaflets generally gray-hairy adaxially, especially in south; c&s Central Coast ..... var. nuttallii

1' Leaflets generally glabrous adaxially; c&s North Coast, n Central Coast ..... var. virgatus

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