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Astragalus alpinus L.
USDA Symbol: asal7
A common plant found throughout northern Canada, south as far as Nevada and New Mexico. It occurs across much of Eurasia as well.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Pink , Purple
, WY Canada: AB
, YT Native Distribution:
Northern Eurasia and North America as far south as Nevada and New Mexico. Native Habitat:
Cool, mesic habitats along streambanks and mountain meadows
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Moist
Larval Host: Hecla Sulphur (Colias hecla), Labrador Sulphur (Colias nastes Boisduval)
Butterflies and Moths of North America (BAMONA)
is a larval host and/or nectar source for:
National Wetland Indicator Status
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Native Seed Network
- Corvallis, OR
Record Last Modified: 2013-12-15
Research By: TWC Staff