2889 - AlpenPix (Wild) - 2010-12-31|
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Locality: USA - Colorado - Peak 7 area, Summit County, Colorado, elevation 9,700 feet, growing in partial shade in a coniferous forest composed of lodgepole pine, Engelmann spruce and subalpine fir.
Photographer: Jane Hendrix
Note: Indian Milkvetch is about 10 to 12 inches tall in bloom. In my area, it blooms in mid-July. It has attractive, grayish-green foliage and white flowers with a tint of purple-blue. It has a tidier habit than Astragalus alpinus, which was growing alongside A. australis. (Sent: Alpineemail@example.com)
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