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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. pachypus Greene
Perennial herb, robust, rigid, bushy, sparsely leafy; hairs < 0.3 mm, appressed, ± scale-like, ± gray. Stem: ± erect, 2–8 dm, wiry. Leaf: 2.5–16.5 cm; leaflets 11–27, ± spaced, 3–34 mm, narrow. Inflorescence: flowers 4–28, spaced, ascending. Flower: petals white or cream to lemon yellow, banner 15–22 mm, recurved ± 45°, keel 10.7–15.3 mm. Fruit: ascending or spreading; body 12–28 mm, 4–8 mm wide, straight or ± curved, compressed side-to-side, generally glabrous, stiff-leathery; stalk-like base 4–8 mm, stout; beak short, sharp, rigid, persistent; chambers 2. [Online Interchange]

Key to Astragalus pachypus

1. Petals yellow, banner 15–17 mm; calyx tube 3.7–4.3 mm ..... var. jaegeri

1' Petals white when fresh, drying yellow, banner 15–22 mm; calyx tube 4–5.2 mm ..... var. pachypus


Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) [year] Jepson eFlora, [accessed on month, day, year]
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