Mystery #4




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Family: Leguminosae (Fabaceae), Pea family
Plant Size: About 6-8" high in our area.
Blooms in: Summer
Habitat Preferred: Dry hillsides
Photo(s) taken at: Clarkdale
Bloom Color: Blue & White
Other Common Names:
Origin: Unknown
Comments: A small, dome-shaped plant - probably one of the multitudinous Astragalus sp.
Further Reference & Sources: "Arizona Flora", Kearney, Peebles, et. al., Univ. of California Press, 1951 w/1960 supp.;   "A Field Guide to the Plants of Arizona", Anne Orth Epple, 1995, Falcon Press; The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Wildflowers, Western Edition Knopf, 1979, 1992
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