Astragalus inyoensis facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsAstragalus inyoensis
|In Inyo Mountains|
Astragalus inyoensis is a species of milkvetch known by the common name Inyo milkvetch.
Astragalus inyoensis is a low, mat-forming perennial herb with slender, crooked gray-green stems growing up to 60 centimeters long. The leaves are a few centimeters long and are made up of several oval scoop-shaped leaflets each a few millimeters in length.
The inflorescence produces up to 15 pinkish purple flowers each around a centimeter long. The fruit is a hanging legume pod just over a centimeter long which is narrow and curved in shape and leathery in texture.
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