Latin name: Astragalus nutans M.E. Jones
  Pronunciation: as-TRAG-a-lus NOO-tans
  Common name: Providence Mountains milvetch
  Family: Fabaceae (Pea)
  Habitat: Desert foothills and washes to 6500', creosote
  bush scrub, joshua tree and pinyon-juniper woodland,
  eastern Mojave and northern Colorado Deserts
  Blooming period: March to June, occasionally fall
  Click for Latin name derivations: 1) Astragalus
  2) nutans
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