Astragalus monspessulanus   False Vetch

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A slightly pubescent plant found in many mountain areas such as the Alps and the Pyrenees, A. monspessulanus prefers basic soils with stony or rock habitats. It can have pink or purplish flowers even occasionally white ones all producing curved seed pods.

Ossue valley, French Pyrenees, 10th June 2009

Added on November 4th 2009, updated 1st March 2010, updated 26th June 2015

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