Latin name: Astragalus purshii Hook. var. lectulus
  (S. Watson) M.E. Jones
  Pronunciation: as-TRAG-a-lus PER-shee-eye
  LEK-tew-lus

  Common name: Pursh's milkvetch
  Family: Fabaceae (Pea)
  Habitat: Dry rocky places, 6000'-8000', montane
  coniferous forest, slopes, often with juniper, San
  Bernardino Mts

  Blooming period: April to July
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Astragalus
  2) purshii
 3) lectulus
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