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Astragalus pectinatus (Narrowleaf milkvetch)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Astragalus pectinatus

Astragalus pectinatus (Douglas ex Hook.) Douglas ex G. Don

Narrowleaf Milkvetch

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s): Cnemidophacos pectinatus

USDA Symbol: ASPE5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

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

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: May , Jun
Bloom Notes: yellowish with purple tips


USA: CO , KS , MT , ND , NE , SD , WY
Canada: AB , SK

Additional resources

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


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

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