Astragalus subvestitus facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsAstragalus subvestitus
Astragalus subvestitus is a species of milkvetch known by the common name Kern County milkvetch.
Astragalus subvestitus is small, hairy, mat-forming perennial herb producing stems no longer than 8 centimeters. The leaves are a few centimeters long and made up of several hairy oval-shaped leaflets. The small inflorescence holds a few purple-tinged white flowers each just over a centimeter in length.
The fruit is a papery legume pod covered in short, curly white hairs and bearing a triangular beak at the tip.
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