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Astragalus crassicarpus

Common name groundplum milk vetch
Family fabaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z3-8)
Flowers rose/white
Cultural notes well drained soil

Low-to-the-ground wildflower with compound leaves and rose-and-white pea flowers, which give rise to rounded fruits. Native across a large range of North America.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '13 trade. Baggy 70F (5d) - 35F (8w; 7%G, 2-8w) - 70F (50%G, 3-16d). Sandpaper scarification helped to spur additional germination after the first flush petered out. Only a single seed, one that sprouted during the cold stage, developed into a seedling

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