Taxon  Report   9030 
Astragalus canadensis  L.
Canadian milkvetch
Astragalus canadensis
© 2010 Louis-M. Landry
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Astragalus canadensis
© 2004 Jeff Abbas
Astragalus canadensis
© 2008 Steve Matson
Astragalus canadensis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Astragalus canadensis
© 2005 Steve Matson
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Sagebrush Scrub
Wetlands: Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Astragalus canadensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 21, 2018).

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