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Astragalus caricinus
buckwheat milk-vetch

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in the south-central part of Washington; Washington south along the Snake River corridor to Oregon and southwestern Idaho.

Habitat: Grasslands, dry and sandy slopes in shrub-steppe habitat.

Flowers: April-May

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Astragalus caricinus (M.E. Jones) Barneby
Publication: Amer. Midl. Naturalist 55(2): 502. 1956. 1956.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Astragalus lyallii A. Gray var. caricinus M.E. Jones
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Astragalus caricinus checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Astragalus caricinus atlas page.

CalPhotos: Astragalus caricinus photos.

USDA Plants: Astragalus caricinus information.

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