Latin name: Astragalus coccineus Brandegee
  Pronunciation: as-TRAG-a-lus kok-SIN-ee-us
  Common name: Scarlet milkvetch
  Family: Fabaceae (Pea)
  Habitat: Gravelly places, sagebrush scrub to pinyon
  woodland, desert mountains, Santa Rosa Mts
  Blooming period: March to June
  Click for Latin name derivations: (1) Astragalus
  (2) coccineus
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