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Astragalus purshii  Douglas  var. purshii 
Pursh's milk vetch,  Woollypod milkvetch
Astragalus purshii var. purshii
© 2007 Mary Winter
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Astragalus purshii var. purshii
© 2016 Ray Gill
Astragalus purshii var. purshii
© Mary Winter
Astragalus purshii var. purshii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Astragalus purshii var. purshii
© 2016 Ray Gill
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus
Parent: Astragalus purshii
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Astragalus incurvus
PLANTS: Astragalus purshii var. interior
More information about  Astragalus purshii var. purshii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 24, 2019).