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Astragalus leptocarpus

Astragalus leptocarpus Torr. & A. Gray

Rare Loco Milkvetch, Slimpod Milkvetch

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s): Hamosa leptocarpa

USDA Symbol: ASLE10

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Root Type: Tap
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Pinnate
Inflorescence: Raceme
Fruit Type: Legume
Size Notes: Up to about 8 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr


USA: AR , LA , OK , TX

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Stengl Biological Research Station - Smithville, TX


Bibref 328 - Wildflowers of Texas (2003) Ajilvsgi, Geyata.

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Additional resources

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


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

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