Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Astragalus tephrodes Gray
By var., see Allred
Astragalus tephrodes is a middle elevation plant with clusters of large purple flowers
on stems and leaves with a large number of small, folded leaflets. The leaflets are usually
acute, whereas those on Astragalus cobrensis are usually notched.
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Astragalus tephrodes, photo Russ Kleinman, Burro Mtns., Deadman Canyon, Apr. 3, 2008
Astragalus tephrodes, photo Russ Kleinman, Gomez Peak, Apr. 4, 2008
Astragalus tephrodes, detail of pods, photo Russ Kleinman, Rte. 180N at Riverside, Apr. 19, 2008
Astragalus tephrodes, detail of flower, photo Russ Kleinman, Silver City, March 18, 2009
Astragalus tephrodes, growth habit, photo Russ Kleinman, Hwy 180N near Cliff, April 5, 2010
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