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Astragalus cronquistii
Astragalus cronquistii
Fabaceae (Pea Family)
 

Semi-desert. Shrublands, openings. Spring.
Near the Four Corners, Utah, April 17, 2010.

This large, many-flowered, conspicuous Astragalus, is found only in San Juan County, Utah, and Montezuma County, Colorado.

Astragalus cronquistii was named by Utah botanist and Astragalus expert, Rupert Barneby, in 1964 for famed taxonomist, lead author of the Intermountain Flora, and discoverer in 1961 of this lovely plant. (Click for more biographical information.)

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Astragalus cronquistii
Astragalus cronquistii
Fabaceae (Pea Family)
 

Semi-desert, foothills. Woodlands, openings. Spring.
Near the Four Corners, Utah, April 17, 2010.

Astragalus cronquistii
Astragalus cronquistii
Fabaceae (Pea Family)
 

Semi-desert, foothills. Woodlands, openings. Spring.
Near the Four Corners, Utah, April 17, 2010.

Astragalus cronquistii
Astragalus cronquistii
Fabaceae (Pea Family)
 

Semi-desert, foothills. Woodlands, openings. Spring.
Near the Four Corners, Utah, April 17, 2010.

Range map © John Kartesz,
Floristic Synthesis of North America

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Astragalus cronquistii

Range map for Astragalus cronquistii