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Astragalus spatulatus (Tufted milkvetch)
Reveal, James L.

Astragalus spatulatus

Astragalus spatulatus Sheldon

Tufted Milkvetch

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s): Astragalus caespitosus, Astragalus spatulatus var. uniflorus, Homalobus caespitosus, Orophaca caespitosa

USDA Symbol: ASSP6

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: May


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

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2018-11-30
Research By: TWC Staff

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