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Astragalus villosus

Astragalus villosus Michx.

Bearded Milkvetch

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s): Phaca intonsa

USDA Symbol: ASVI6

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Legume
Size Notes: Stems procumbent, up to about 1 foot long.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun


USA: AL , FL , GA , MS , SC , TN

Web Reference

Webref 57 - Atlas of Florida Plants (2020) Institute for Systematic Botany
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-06-13
Research By: CBR

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