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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. pulsiferae A. Gray
Perennial herb, delicate, generally low, tufted; hairs fine, spreading or ± subappressed, ± gray. Stem: ± prostrate, open, widely branched, 1–3 cm, slender. Leaf: 1–5.5 cm; stipule sheaths often present; leaflets 3–13, crowded, 2–12 mm, ± obovate, tips generally notched. Inflorescence: flowers 3–13, reflexed in age. Flower: corolla ± white, lavender-veined, keel tip lilac, banner 5.2–8.5 mm, recurved 90–100°, keel 3.4–5.3 mm. Fruit: 10–20 mm, 6–11 mm wide, ± spheric or half-ovate, bladdery, thinly papery, translucent, hairs ± sparse, long, wavy; chamber 1. [Online Interchange]

Key to Astragalus pulsiferae

1. Crown at surface; stem hairy; stipules distinct; fruit hairy, hairs 1–1.7 mm ..... var. coronensis

1' Crown below surface; stem strigose to hairy; stipules distinct or lowermost fused around stem; fruit strigose to hairy, hairs 0.4–0.9 mm

2. Stem, main leaf axis, peduncle hairy, hairs ± spreading to ascending ..... var. pulsiferae

2' Stem, main leaf axis, peduncle ± strigose, hairs ascending and subappressed ..... var. suksdorfii


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