Page author: David Giblin
Astragalus cicer
chickpea milk-vetch

Distribution: In scattered locations chiefly east of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to California, east to the Rocky Mountain states and in eastern North America.

Habitat: Roadsides, fields, dry slopes, and other disturbed areas, often where moist or wet.

Flowers: July-August

Origin: Introduced from Europe

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Astragalus cicer L.
Publication: Sp. Pl. 2: 757. 1753. 1753.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Astragalus cicer checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Astragalus cicer atlas page.

CalPhotos: Astragalus cicer photos.

USDA Plants: Astragalus cicer information.

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