|Scientific Name||Astragalus hallii||USDA PLANTS Symbol||ASHA2|
|Common Name||Hall's Milkvetch||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||25531|
Life zones and habitat: Foothills to subalpine (7200 to 10800 ft.); dry, rocky slopes, woodlands, and meadows.
Plant: Ascending or creeping perennial with numerous slender stems up to 2 feet long.
Leaves: Pinnately-compound leaves up to 4 inches long, each with 11 or more small elliptic-oblong or oblanceolate leaflets less than 1/4 to about 1/2-inch long with rounded tips; blades folded nearly in half.
Inflorescence: Small racemes of 10 or more purple-to-lavender/white pea-like flowers; calyx tube reddish to purple with grey or black hairs.
Bloom Period: June to August.
References: American Southwest, Wildflowers of Peak 7 and "Flora of Colorado" by Jennifer Ackerfield.
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Banner photo: Ten Mile Range and Rhodiola integrifolia (King’s Crown) in Summit County