Taxon  Report   925    
Astragalus purshii  Douglas  var. tinctus  M. E. Jones
Pursh's milk vetch,  Woollypod milkvetch
Astragalus purshii var. tinctus
© 2005 Steve Matson
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Astragalus purshii var. tinctus
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Astragalus purshii var. tinctus
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Astragalus purshii var. tinctus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Astragalus purshii var. tinctus
© 2005 Steve Matson
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus
Parent: Astragalus purshii
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Astragalus candelarius
PLANTS: Astragalus leucolobus ssp. consectus
PLANTS: Astragalus purshii var. longilobus
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More information about  Astragalus purshii var. tinctus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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 16, 2019).