Astragalus gilmanii Tidestr.
Gilman’s Milk Vetch
Gilman’s milk vetch is native to Nevada and a few locations in the Panamint Range next to Death Valley in California, at elevations between 1.1 mi (1.8 km) and 1.9 mi (3 km).
Identification: Forms clumps of hairy stems up to 12" (30 cm) in length. Leaves are up to 4" (10 cm) long, composed of several fuzzy leaflets with purple margins. Leaf tips are sometimes notched. Flowers are pink-purple, less than ½" (1.3 cm) long. Fruit is a pink, papery, mostly air-filled pea-like sack about 1" (2.5 cm) in length, containing one or a few green seeds. This plant is uncommon and restricted in range.
Astragalus gilmanii on Discover Life
Astragalus gilmanii on CalPhotos
Astragalus gilmanii on Wikipedia
Astragalus gilmanii on SEINet—the Southwest Environmental Information Network
Astragalus gilmanii on the Madrean Archipelago Biodiversity Assessment
Astragalus gilmanii from the Jepson Manual
Astragalus gilmanii description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 16 Aug 2013.