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Vascular Plants of California
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Key to Astragalus purshii

View taxon page for Astragalus purshii

(For a list of species in Astragalus purshii, use the above link.)

Jepson Manual glossary definitions can be seen by moving your cursor over words underlined with dots.

1. Calyx < 10 mm; fruit 7–17 mm

2. Fruit incurved at least 1/2 circle; ne MP ..... var. lagopinus

2' Fruit incurved near beak; SNH, SnBr, perhaps w edge SNE ..... var. lectulus

1' Calyx > 10 mm; fruit 13–27 mm

3. Petals white or cream, tip pale lilac or not; inflorescence 1–6-flowered ..... var. purshii

3' Petals pink-purple or purple; inflorescence 3–11 flowered ..... var. tinctus


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