Taxon  Report   921    
Astragalus purshii  Douglas
Pursh loco milkvetch,  Pursh's milk vetch, Pursh's sheeppod
Astragalus purshii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Alpine Fell-fields, Subalpine Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Red Fir Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

More information about  Astragalus purshii
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Nov 22, 2019).