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Astragalus lentiginosus var. yuccanus

Astragalus lentiginosus Douglas ex Hook. var. yuccanus M.E. Jones

Yucca Milkvetch

Fabaceae (Pea family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual , Perennial , Biennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Fruit Type: Legume
Size Notes: Stems ascending, up to about 20 inches long.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Purple
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May



Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-06-26
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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