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Astragalus sheldonii
Sheldon's milk-vetch

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Asotin County in Washington; southeastern Washington to Oregon, east to Idaho.

Habitat: Shrub-steppe and ponderosa pine forest openings.

Flowers: April-June

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Bumblebees, bees, butterflies


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Accepted Name:
Astragalus sheldonii (Rydb.) Barneby
Publication: Amer. Midl. Naturalist 55(2): 489. 1956.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Astragalus conjunctus S. Watson var. sheldonii (Rydb.) M. Peck
Astragalus reventus A. Gray var. sheldonii (Rydb.) C.L. Hitchc.
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Astragalus sheldonii checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Astragalus sheldonii information.

E-Flora BC: Astragalus sheldonii atlas page.

CalPhotos: Astragalus sheldonii photos.

USDA Plants: Astragalus sheldonii information.

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