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Astragulus

Friends, the month of July is running out of days faster than I am running out of flowers to post. Here, then, is a sampling of the flowers from the Astragulus genus. By sharing them as a group, I’m able … Continue reading

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Lambert’s Locoweed

While Silky locoweed blooms early, with thick clusters of white and palest lavender flowers, this Oxytropis blooms later and louder, and with slightly more airy spacing between the flower spikes. Oxytropis lambertii You would think a color this ostentatious would … Continue reading

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Silky Locoweed

This white form of locoweed tends to bloom early. Most of it has set set seed in our area already, but those plants still flowering are popular. Oxytropis sericea Same bumblebee here (it worked over a cluster of plants quite … Continue reading

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