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Astragalus michauxii (Sandhills milkvetch)
Stuart, Will

Astragalus michauxii

Astragalus michauxii (Kuntze) F.J. Herm.

Sandhills Milkvetch

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s): Tium michauxii

USDA Symbol: ASMI2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Pinnate
Fruit Type: Legume
Size Notes: To about 3 feet in height.
Fruit: Fruiting occurs June to October.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun
Bloom Notes: Flower color is white, pale pink, pale lavender, pale purple or purple.


USA: AL , FL , GA , NC , SC

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2017-12-20
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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