Astragalus Filipes, or more commonly know as Basalt Milkvetch, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) with green foliage and white flowers of the genus Astragalus. It has a moderate growth rate and a height of 2 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is spring and summer, blooms during late spring, is intolerant of shade and is routinely available commercially. Astragalus Filipes or Basalt Milkvetch's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Washington.
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