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Astragalus canadensis

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Plant types and subtypes: Perennials

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun

Water Use: medium

Soil Moisture: dry, moist, wet

Soil Description: acid, neutral, alkaline, average, loam, clay

Height: 2'-3'

Bloom Time: June, July, August

Bloom Color: white

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Additional Tags: attracts bees, attracts birds, attracts butterflies, attracts hummingbirds, colonizing, naturalizing, poisonous, pond margin plant, stream margin plant, wetland plant

Astragalus canadensis (Canadian milkvetch)
  • Astragalus canadensis (Canadian milkvetch)
  • Astragalus canadensis (Canadian milkvetch)
  • Astragalus canadensis (Canadian milkvetch)

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Description

Astragalus canadensis

Also known as:

Canadian milkvetch

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Scientific Synonyms:

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, CA, CO, CT, DC, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Endangered: MD
  • Threatened: MI, VT

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Fabales
Family Fabaceae Pea family
Genus Astragalus milkvetch
Species Astragalus canadensis Canadian milkvetch