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Alpine Milkvetch (Astragalus alpinus)

  • Alpine Milkvetch (Astragalus Alpinus) https://www.sagebud.com/alpine-milkvetch-astragalus-alpinus/
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    Credit: Antti Bilund | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0 GFDL
  • Alpine Milkvetch (Astragalus Alpinus) https://www.sagebud.com/alpine-milkvetch-astragalus-alpinus/
    Credit: Antti Bilund | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0 GFDL
  • Alpine Milkvetch (Astragalus Alpinus) https://www.sagebud.com/alpine-milkvetch-astragalus-alpinus/
    Credit: Antti Bilund | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0 GFDL
  • Alpine Milkvetch (Astragalus Alpinus) https://www.sagebud.com/alpine-milkvetch-astragalus-alpinus/
    Credit: Antti Bilund | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0 GFDL
  • Alpine Milkvetch (Astragalus Alpinus) https://www.sagebud.com/alpine-milkvetch-astragalus-alpinus/
    Credit: Antti Bilund | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0 GFDL
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Astragalus Alpinus, or more commonly know as Alpine Milkvetch, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Astragalus. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Astragalus Alpinus or Alpine Milkvetch's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska, Colorado, Idaho, Maine, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Astragalus
  • Family: Fabaceae
  • Order: Fabales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) AK (N) CAN (N) GL (N)
  • State T/E Status: ME (SC) MN (E) WI (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: ME (alpine milk-vetch) MN (alpine milk-vetch) WI (alpine milkvetch)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACU FAC
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FACU) 3(FAC) 4(FAC) 7(FAC) 8(FAC) 9(FAC-) A(FAC)


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