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Astragalus thurberi (Thurber's milkvetch)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Astragalus thurberi

Astragalus thurberi A. Gray

Thurber's Milkvetch

Fabaceae (Pea Family)


USDA Symbol: asth

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Inflorescence: Raceme
Fruit Type: Legume
Size Notes: Stems decumbent to ascending, up to about 16 inches long.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Purple
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May



Additional resources

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


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

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