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Astragalus crassicarpus var. berlandieri (Berlandier's groundplum)
Knight, Marilyn McBroom

Astragalus crassicarpus var. berlandieri

Astragalus crassicarpus Nutt. var. berlandieri Barneby

Berlandier's Groundplum, Groundplum Milkvetch, Groundplum

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s): Astragalus mexicanus, Geoprumnon mexicanum


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Inflorescence: Raceme
Fruit Type: Legume

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul


Native Distribution: Texas
Native Habitat: Central Texas prairies.

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry

Additional resources

USDA: Find Astragalus crassicarpus var. berlandieri in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Astragalus crassicarpus var. berlandieri in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Astragalus crassicarpus var. berlandieri


Record Modified: 2013-12-15
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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