Page author: David Giblin
Astragalus miser
weedy milk-vetch
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Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; southern British Columbia to central Washington, Rocky Mountains and northern Great Plains.

Habitat: Grasslands and foothills to montane forests, dry ridges and occasionally alpine meadows.

Flowers: April-July

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Description:

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Accepted Name:
Astragalus miser Douglas ex Hook.
Publication: Fl. Bor.-Amer. (Hooker) 1(3): 152. 1831. 1831.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Infraspecies:
var. miser – weedy milk-vetch   Occurring in the northeastern counties in Washington; southern British Columbia to adjacent Washington, east to Montana.
var. serotinus – weedy milk-vetch   Occurring east of the Cascades in the central and eastern areas of Washington; southern British Columbia to central Washington, east to Alberta and western Montana.
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Astragalus miser checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Astragalus miser atlas page.

CalPhotos: Astragalus miser photos.

USDA Plants: Astragalus miser information.

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