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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. oophorus S. Watson
Perennial herb, ± robust; ± glabrous. Stem: decumbent or ascending, 1–3 dm. Leaf: 5–15 cm; leaflets 7–21, 4–20 mm, ovate to ± round. Inflorescence: flowers 4–10, not crowded, spreading. Flower: calyx glabrous; corolla red-purple with white wing tips, or cream, or white drying cream, banner 16–23 mm, recurved ± 85°, keel 10–16.5 mm. Fruit: spreading or pendent; body 25–55 mm, 10–20 mm wide, widely ± ovate, bladdery, glabrous; stalk-like base 3.5–10 mm; chamber 1.
2n=24. [Astragalus oophorous, orth. var.] [Online Interchange]

Key to Astragalus oophorus

1. Petals cream or white drying cream; leaflets 7–11 ..... var. lavinii

1' Petals red-purple with white wing tips; leaflets > 11 on longer leaves ..... var. oophorus


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