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Astragalus falcatus
Russian milk-vetch, sickle milk-vetch

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest, where known from Whitman County in Washington; British Columbia to Washington and Montana, also in a few scattered locations across North America.

Habitat: Disturbed, open areas.

Flowers: July

Origin: Introduced from Eurasia

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Bumblebees, bees, butterflies


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Accepted Name:
Astragalus falcatus Lam.
Publication: Encycl. 1(1): 310. 1783.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Astragalus falcatus in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Astragalus falcatus checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Astragalus falcatus information.

E-Flora BC: Astragalus falcatus atlas page.

CalPhotos: Astragalus falcatus photos.

USDA Plants: Astragalus falcatus information.

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