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Astragalus misellus
pauper milk-vetch

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; Washington to Oregon.

Habitat: Dry, open areas in shrub-steppe.

Flowers: April-June

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Sensitive in Washington (WANHP)


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Accepted Name:
Astragalus misellus S. Watson
Publication: Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 21: 449. 1886. 1886.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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var. pauper – pauper milk-vetch    Endemic to east of the Cascades crest in Washington, from Douglas to Klickitat counties.
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Astragalus misellus checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Astragalus misellus atlas page.

CalPhotos: Astragalus misellus photos.

USDA Plants: Astragalus misellus information.

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