Mexico 2013 Flora de Puebla y Veracruz

Voucher:LCO 2622

Astragalus helleri Fenzl

Location:Veracruz, Mpio Perote.
Coordinates: 19°28'12" N, 97°15'16" W Alt: 2609m

Low shrub, 40 cm tall, with soft grey pubescent foliage and stems. Flowers red. Standard with white at base, keel white inside.
Edge of Pine forest. Growing under Pinus and ?Nolina.

Identification Notes: Verified with Verified with Barneby (1964), Atlas of North American Astragalus. Section mollissimi, subsection Orthanthi.

Caamaño Onofre, L. #2622      2 June 2013

morphological details

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ovary ovary

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