Latin name: Astragalus palmeri A. Gray
  Pronunciation: as-TRAG-a-lus PALM-er-eye
  Common name: Palmer's milkvetch
  Family: Fabaceae (Pea)
  Habitat: Sandy or rocky places to 5500', west edge
  of Colorado Desert, San Bernardino and Santa Rosa
  Mts
  Blooming period: April to May
  Click for Latin name derivations: (1) Astragalus
  (2) palmeri
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