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Astragalus asclepiadoides

Astragalus asclepiadoides M.E. Jones

Milkweed Milkvetch

Fabaceae (Pea Family)


USDA Symbol: ASAS2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Ovate
Inflorescence: Raceme
Fruit Type: Legume

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Pink
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May



Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2019-10-16
Research By: TWC Staff

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