Beckwith Milkvetch - Fabaceae (Family)  Astragalus beckwithii
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Photo Details
1. flowers,  2. seed  pod,  3. leaves, 4. plant
Nicky Davis

Located
1. Goshen Canyon, Utah County, Utah
2. West of Utah Lake on  Utah State Road 68, mile marker 21, 4630 foot elevation,  This population was lost in a wildfire  in 2012.

Characteristics
Yellow flowers from April to June,  seed pods have reddish splotches,
 Plant grows about 1 1/2 feet tall

Other
Astragalus is from the Greek word for ankle bone, referring to the shape of seeds
Pronunciation: ass-TRA-gal-uss


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