Latin name: Astragalus lentiginosus Hook. var.
  micans Barneby
  Pronunciation: as-TRAG-a-lus len-tij-in-OH-sus
  MY-kans

  Common name: Shining milkvetch
  Family: Fabaceae (Pea)
  Habitat: Dunes around 3000', Eureka Valley, Inyo
  Co.

  Blooming period: April to June
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Astragalus
  2) lentiginosus
 3) micans
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