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Astragalus praelongus (Stinking milkvetch)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Astragalus praelongus

Astragalus praelongus Sheldon

Stinking Milkvetch

Fabaceae (Pea Family)


USDA Symbol: ASPR5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Fruit Type: Legume
Size Notes: Up to about 30 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul
Bloom Notes: Whitish to pale yellow.


USA: AZ , CO , NM , NV , TX , UT

Web Reference

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

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-06-29
Research By: TWC Staff

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