Latin name: Astragalus crotalariae (Benth.) A. Gray
  Pronunciation: as-TRAG-a-lus kro-ta-LARE-ee-ee
  Common name: Salton milkvetch
  Family: Fabaceae (Pea)
  Habitat: Sandy flats and fans to 1000', creosote bush
  scrub, Colorado Desert, UNCOMMON
  Blooming period: January to April
  Click for Latin name derivations: 1) Astragalus
  2) crotalariae
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