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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. tener A. Gray
Annual, delicate; ± sparsely strigose to ± glabrous. Stem: erect or ascending, 2–30 cm. Leaf: 2–9 cm; leaflets 7–17, ± spaced, 3–16 mm, lanceolate to obovate, glabrous adaxially, tip notched or pointed. Inflorescence: dense; flowers 2–12, spreading. Flower: petals pink-purple, banner 5.2–11.8 mm, recurved 35–40°, keel 3.4–6.4 mm. Fruit: reflexed, 6–50 mm, 1.7–3.5 mm wide, ± narrowly lanceolate, straight or curved, openly grooved on lower side, glabrous, stiff-papery; base ± stalk-like or not; chambers ± 2. Seed: smooth. [Online Interchange]

Key to Astragalus tener

1. Banner 5.2–6 mm; ovules 5–11; generally coastal ..... var. titi

1' Banner 7.8–11.8 mm; ovules 8–16; generally inland

2. Fruit 2.7–5 cm, incurved, base ± stalk-like, 3–5 mm ..... var. ferrisiae

2' Fruit 1–2.5 cm, ± incurved, base not stalk-like ..... var. tener


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