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Astragalus giganteus (Giant milkvetch)
Loughmiller, Campbell and Lynn

Astragalus giganteus

Astragalus giganteus S. Watson

Giant Milkvetch

Fabaceae (Pea Family)


USDA Symbol: ASGI2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Root Type: Tap
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Pinnate
Inflorescence: Raceme
Fruit Type: Legume

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug



Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry


Conspicuous Flowers: yes
Interesting Foliage: yes

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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