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Astragalus purshii
Pursh's milk-vetch, woollypod milk-vetch
WTU specimens
Other herbaria

Distribution: East of the Cascades in Washington; British Columbia to California, east to the Dakotas and New Mexico.

Habitat: Prairies and sagebrush deserts, foothills and lower mountains.

Flowers: April-June

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Astragalus purshii Douglas

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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var. glareosus – Pursh's milk-vetch, woollypod milk-vetch    Eastern Washington and Oregon to Idaho and Nevada
var. purshii – Pursh's milk-vetch, woollypod milk-vetch
var. tinctus – Pursh's milk-vetch, woollypod milk-vetch
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Astragalus purshii checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Astragalus purshii atlas page.

CalPhotos: Astragalus purshii photos.

USDA Plants: Astragalus purshii information.

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