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 Native Plant Database

Astragalus lotiflorus

Lotus milkvetch, Lotus milk-vetch, Low milkvetch, Milkvetch

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Astragalus lotiflorus (Lotus milkvetch)
Loughmiller, Campbell and Lynn

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Root Type: Tap
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Pinnate
Fruit Type: Legume
Leaf: Grayish
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
Bloom Notes: Greenish-white tinged with lavender/purple.


USA: CO , IA , KS , MN , MO , MT , NE , NM , ND , OK , SD , TX , WY
Canada: AB , BC , SK

Last Update: 2011-07-10