Latin name: Astragalus purshii Hook. var. tinctus M.E. Jones
Pronunciation: as-TRAG-a-lus PER-shee-eye TINK-tus
Common name: Woollypod milkvetch
Family: Fabaceae (Pea)
Habitat: Gravelly or sandy flats and slopes to 9000', often with sagebrush and pines, Tehachapis, West Transverse Range, Mt. Pinos
Blooming period: May to June
Name derivations: 1) Astragalus 2) purshii 3) tinctus