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Astragalus nuttallianus (Nuttall's milkvetch)
Loughmiller, Campbell and Lynn

Astragalus nuttallianus

Astragalus nuttallianus DC.

Nuttall's milkvetch, Small-flowered milkvetch

Fabaceae (Pea Family)


USDA Symbol: ASNU4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Pinnate
Fruit Type: Legume

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Purple
Bloom Time: May , Jun


USA: AR , AZ , CA , CO , KS , LA , NM , NV , OK , TX , UT

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0232 Collected Feb. 24 1987 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe

Additional resources

USDA: Find Astragalus nuttallianus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Astragalus nuttallianus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Astragalus nuttallianus


Record Last Modified: 2008-10-31
Research By: TWC Staff

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