Calflora
Taxon  Report   923    
Astragalus purshii  Douglas  var. lectulus  (S. Watson) M. E. Jones
Pursh's milk vetch,  Woollypod milkvetch
Astragalus purshii var. lectulus
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
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Astragalus purshii var. lectulus
© 2013 Barry Breckling
Astragalus purshii var. lectulus
© 2006 Steve Matson
Astragalus purshii var. lectulus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Astragalus purshii var. lectulus
© 2018 Diane Etchison
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus
Parent: Astragalus purshii
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Astragalus jonesii
PLANTS: Astragalus lectulus
More information about  Astragalus purshii var. lectulus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (ASPUL2)

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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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 17, 2018).