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Astragalus  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 25392

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): milkvetch [English]
 
    astragales [French]
 
    locoweed [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae   
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderRosanae   
                         OrderFabales   
                            FamilyFabaceae  – peas, legumes  
                               GenusAstragalus L. – milkvetch, astragales, locoweed  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Astragalus accidens S. Watson – Rogue River milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus accumbens E. Sheld. – Zuni milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus ackermanii Barneby – Ackerman's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus acutirostris S. Watson – sharpkeel milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus adanus A. Nelson – Boise milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus adsurgens Pall.  
                                  Species Astragalus aduncus Willd.  
                                  Species Astragalus aequalis Clokey – Clokey's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus agnicidus Barneby – Humboldt County milkvetch, Humboldt milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus agrestis Douglas ex G. Don – purple milkvetch, cock's-head, field milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus albens Greene – Cushenbury milkvetch, Cushenbury milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus albulus Wooton & Standl. – cibola milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus allochrous A. Gray – halfmoon milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus alopecuroides L.  
                                  Species Astragalus alopecurus Pall.  
                                  Species Astragalus alpinus L. – alpine milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus altus Wooton & Standl. – tall milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus alvordensis M.E. Jones – Alvord milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus amblytropis Barneby – Challis milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus americanus (Hook.) M.E. Jones – American milkvetch, American milk-vetch, astragale d'Amérique 
                                  Species Astragalus amnis-amissi Barneby – Custer milkvetch, Lost River milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus amphioxys A. Gray – Crescent milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus ampullarioides (S.L. Welsh) S.L. Welsh – Shivwits milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus ampullarius S. Watson – gumbo milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus andersonii A. Gray – Anderson's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus anemophilus Greene  
                                  Species Astragalus angustifolius Lam.  
                                  Species Astragalus anisus M.E. Jones – Gunnison milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus annularis Forssk.  
                                  Species Astragalus anserinus N.D. Atwood, Goodrich & S.L. Welsh – Goose Creek milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus applegatei M. Peck – Applegate's milkvetch, Applegate's milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus aquilonius (Barneby) Barneby – Lemhi milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus arenarius L.  
                                  Species Astragalus aretioides (M.E. Jones) Barneby – cushion milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus argophyllus Nutt. – silverleaf milkvetch, silver-leaf milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus aridus A. Gray – annual desert milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus arizonicus A. Gray – Arizona milkvetch, Arizona locoweed 
                                  Species Astragalus arrectus A. Gray – Palouse milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus arthurii M.E. Jones – waha milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus asclepiadoides M.E. Jones – milkweed milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus asotinensis Björk & Fishbein – Asotin milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus asper Jacq.  
                                  Species Astragalus asymmetricus E. Sheld. – San Joaquin milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus atratus S. Watson – mourning milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus atropilosulus (Hochst.) Bunge  
                                  Species Astragalus atropubescens J.M. Coult. & Fisher – hangingpod milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus atwoodii S.L. Welsh & K.H. Thorne – Duane's milkvetch, Atwood's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus austiniae A. Gray ex W.H. Brewer & S. Watson – Austin's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus australis (L.) Lam. – Indian milkvetch, Indian milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus austriacus Jacq.  
                                  Species Astragalus barnebyi S.L. Welsh & N.D. Atwood – Barneby milk-vetch, Barneby's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus barrii Barneby – Barr's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus beathii Ced. Porter – Beath's milkvetch, Beath milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus beatleyae Barneby – Beatley's milkvetch, Beatley milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus beckwithii Torr. & A. Gray – Beckwith's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus bernardinus M.E. Jones – San Bernardino milkvetch, lesser threekeel milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus bibullatus Barneby & E.L. Bridges – limestone glade milkvetch, Guthrie's ground-plum, Pyne's ground-plum 
                                  Species Astragalus bicristatus A. Gray – twocrested milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus bisulcatus (Hook.) A. Gray – twogrooved milkvetch, two-groove milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus bodinii E. Sheld. – Bodin's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus boeticus L.  
                                  Species Astragalus bolanderi A. Gray – Bolander's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus bourgaeanus Coss.  
                                  Species Astragalus bourgovii A. Gray – Bourgov's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus brachycarpus M. Bieb.  
                                  Species Astragalus brandegeei Porter – Brandegee's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus brauntonii Parish – Braunton's milkvetch, Braunton's milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus brazoensis Buckley – Brazos milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus breweri A. Gray – Brewer's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus bryogenes Barneby  
                                  Species Astragalus bungeanus Boiss.  
                                  Species Astragalus californicus (A. Gray) Greene – Klamath Basin milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus callithrix Barneby – Calloway milk-vetch, Callaway's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus calycinus M. Bieb.  
                                  Species Astragalus calycosus Torr. ex S. Watson – Torrey's milkvetch, matted poison milkvetch, mattedmilkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus camptopus Barneby – Bruneau milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus campylorrhynchus Fisch. & C.A. Mey.  
                                  Species Astragalus canadensis L. – Canadian milkvetch, Canada milkvetch, Canadian milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus captiosus Boriss.  
                                  Species Astragalus caraganae Fisch. & C.A. Mey.  
                                  Species Astragalus caricinus (M.E. Jones) Barneby – buckwheat milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus carminis Barneby  
                                  Species Astragalus casei A. Gray – Case's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus castaneiformis S. Watson – chestnut milkvetch, chestnut milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus castetteri Barneby – Castetter's milkvetch, Castetter milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus centralpinus Braun-Blanq.  
                                  Species Astragalus ceramicus E. Sheld. – painted milkvetch, painted milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus cerussatus E. Sheld. – powdery milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus chaborasicus Boiss. & Hausskn.  
                                  Species Astragalus chamaeleuce A. Gray – cicada milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus chamaemeniscus Barneby – ground-crescent milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus chinensis L. f. – Chinese milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus chloodes Barneby – grass milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus chuskanus Barneby & Spellenb. – San Juan milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus cibarius E. Sheld. – browse milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus cicer L. – chickpea milkvetch, cicer milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus cimae M.E. Jones – cima milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus clarianus Jeps. – Napa milkvetch, Clara Hunt's milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus clevelandii Greene – Cleveland's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus cliffordii S.L. Welsh & N.D. Atwood – Clifford's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus cobrensis A. Gray – copper mine milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus coccineus Brandegee – scarlet milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus collinus (Hook.) Douglas ex G. Don – hillside milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus coltonii M.E. Jones – Colton's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus columbianus Barneby – Columbian milkvetch, Columbia milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus coluteocarpus Boiss.  
                                  Species Astragalus commixtus Bunge  
                                  Species Astragalus concordius S.L. Welsh – hairy-pod milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus congdonii S. Watson – Congdon's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus conjunctus S. Watson – Idaho milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus consobrinus (Barneby) S.L. Welsh – Bicknell's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus contortuplicatus L. – Hungarian milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus convallarius Greene – lesser rushy milkvetch, timber milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus coodei D.F. Chamb. & V.A. Matthews  
                                  Species Astragalus cornutus Pall.  
                                  Species Astragalus cottamii S.L. Welsh – Cottam's milkvetch, Cottam milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus crassicarpus Nutt. – groundplum milkvetch, ground-plum 
                                  Species Astragalus cremnophylax Barneby – sentry milkvetch, sentry milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus crenatus Schult.  
                                  Species Astragalus cronquistii Barneby – Cronquist's milkvetch, Cronquist milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus crotalariae (Benth.) A. Gray – Salton milkvetch, rattlebox milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus curtipes A. Gray – Morro milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus curvicarpus (A. Heller) J.F. Macbr. – curvepod milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus cusickii A. Gray – Cusick's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus cutleri (Barneby) S.L. Welsh – Cutler's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus cyaneus A. Gray – cyanic milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus cymbicarpos Brot.  
                                  Species Astragalus cymboides M.E. Jones – canoe milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus danicus Retz.  
                                  Species Astragalus dasyanthus Pall.  
                                  Species Astragalus deanei (Rydb.) Barneby – Deane's milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus debequaeus S.L. Welsh – DeBeque milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus demetrii Kharadze  
                                  Species Astragalus depressus L.  
                                  Species Astragalus desereticus Barneby – Deseret milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus desperatus M.E. Jones – rimrock milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus deterior (Barneby) Barneby – Cliff Palace milkvetch, cliff-palace milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus detritalis M.E. Jones – debris milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus diaphanus Douglas ex Hook. – transparent milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus didymocarpus Hook. & Arn. – dwarf white milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus distortus Torr. & A. Gray – Ozark milkvetch, bentpod milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus diversifolius A. Gray – meadow milkvetch, locoweed 
                                  Species Astragalus douglasii (Torr. & A. Gray) A. Gray – Douglas' milkvetch, Jacumba milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus drabelliformis Barneby – bastard draba milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus drummondii Douglas ex Hook. – Drummond's milkvetch, Drummond milkvetch, Drummond's milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus duchesnensis M.E. Jones – Duchesne milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus eastwoodiae M.E. Jones – Eastwood's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus echinatus Murray  
                                  Species Astragalus edulis Durieu ex Bunge – milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus egglestonii (Rydb.) Kearney & Peebles – Eggleston's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus emoryanus (Rydb.) Cory – Emory's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus endopterus (Barneby) Barneby – sandbar milkvetch, sandbar milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus ensiformis M.E. Jones – pagumpa milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus epiglottis L.  
                                  Species Astragalus episcopus S. Watson – bishop's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus equisolensis Neese & S.L. Welsh – Elizabeth's milkvetch, horseshoe milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus eremiticus E. Sheld. – hermit milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus ertterae Barneby & Shevock – Walker Pass milkvetch, Ertter's milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus eucosmus B.L. Rob. – elegant milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus eurekensis M.E. Jones – Eureka milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus eurylobus (Barneby) Barneby – Needle Mountain milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus falcatus Lam. – Russian milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus feensis M.E. Jones – Santa Fe milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus filipes Torr. ex A. Gray – basalt milkvetch, threadstalk milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus flavus Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray – yellow milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus flexuosus Douglas ex G. Don – flexile milkvetch, pliant milk-vetch, pliant milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus fraxinifolius DC.  
                                  Species Astragalus frigidus (L.) A. Gray  
                                  Species Astragalus fucatus Barneby – Hopi milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus funereus M.E. Jones – Funeral Mountain milkvetch, black woollypod, black wooly-pod 
                                  Species Astragalus galegiformis L.  
                                  Species Astragalus gambelianus E. Sheld. – Gambel's dwarf milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus geyeri A. Gray – Geyer's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus gibbsii Kellogg – Gibbs' milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus giganteus S. Watson – giant milkvetch, giant loco 
                                  Species Astragalus gilensis Greene – Gila milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus gilmanii Tidestr. – Gilman's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus gilviflorus E. Sheld. – plains milkvetch, plains milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus glaux L.  
                                  Species Astragalus globiceps Bunge  
                                  Species Astragalus glycyphylloides DC.  
                                  Species Astragalus glycyphyllos L. – licorice milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus gracilis Nutt. – slender milkvetch, milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus grayi Parry ex S. Watson – Gray's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus gummifer Labill. – gum tragacanth milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus gypsodes Barneby – gypsum milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus hallii A. Gray – Hall's milkvetch, Hall milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus hamiltonii Ced. Porter – Hamilton's milkvetch, Hamilton milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus hamosus L. – European milkvetch, milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus harrisonii Barneby – Harrison's milkvetch, Harrison milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus hartwegii Benth. – Hartweg's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus heilii S.L. Welsh & N.D. Atwood – Heil's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus henrimontanensis S.L. Welsh – Dana's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus holmgreniorum Barneby – Paradox milkvetch, Holmgren milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus hoodianus Howell – Hood River milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus hornii A. Gray – Horn's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus howellii A. Gray – Howell's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus humillimus A. Gray – Mancos milkvetch, Mancos milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus humistratus A. Gray – groundcover milkvetch, ground-cover milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus hyalinus M.E. Jones – summer milkvetch, summer milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus hypoxylus S. Watson – Huachuca Mountain milkvetch, Huachuca milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus incanus L.  
                                  Species Astragalus inflatus DC.  
                                  Species Astragalus inflexus Douglas ex Hook. – bent milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus insularis Kellogg – Cedros milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus inversus M.E. Jones – Susanville milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus inyoensis E. Sheld. – Inyo milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus iodanthus S. Watson – Humboldt River milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus iodopetalus (Rydb.) Barneby – violet milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus iselyi S.L. Welsh – Isely's milkvetch, Isely milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus jaegerianus Munz – Lane Mountain milkvetch, Lane Mountain milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus jejunus S. Watson – starveling milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus johannis-howellii Barneby – Long Valley milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus kentrophyta A. Gray – spiny milkvetch, spiny milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus kerrii P.J. Knight & Cully – Kerr's milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus knightii Barneby – Knight's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus laccoliticus (M.E. Jones) S.L. Welsh – laccolite milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus lancearius A. Gray – bishop's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus lasioglottis Steven ex M. Bieb.  
                                  Species Astragalus laxmannii Jacq. – Laxmann's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus layneae Greene – widow's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus leibergii M.E. Jones – Leiberg's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus lemmonii A. Gray – Lemmon's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus lentiformis A. Gray – lens pod milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus lentiginosus Douglas ex Hook. – freckled milkvetch, speckledpod milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus leptaleus A. Gray – park milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus leptocarpus Torr. & A. Gray – rare loco milkvetch, slimpod milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus leucolobus S. Watson ex M.E. Jones – Bear Valley milkvetch, whitepod milkvetch, Bear Valley wooly-pod 
                                  Species Astragalus limnocharis Barneby – Cedar Breaks milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus lindheimeri Engelm. ex A. Gray – Lindheimer's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus linifolius Osterh. – Grand Junction milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus loanus Barneby – Glenwood milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus lonchocarpus Torr. – rushy milkvetch, great rushy milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus lotiflorus Hook. – lotus milkvetch, lotus milk-vetch, milkvetch, low milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus lurorum Bornm.  
                                  Species Astragalus lutosus M.E. Jones – Dragon milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus lyallii A. Gray – Lyall's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus macrodon (Hook. & Arn.) A. Gray – Salinas milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus magdalenae Greene – satiny milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus malacoides Barneby – Kaiparowits milkvetch, Kaiparowits milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus malacus A. Gray – shaggy milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus megacarpus (Nutt.) A. Gray – great bladdery milkvetch, bladdery milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus melilotoides Pall.  
                                  Species Astragalus michauxii (Kuntze) F.J. Herm. – sandhills milkvetch, sandhill's milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus microcymbus Barneby – skiff milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus microcystis A. Gray – dwarf milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus micromerius Barneby – Chaco milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus miguelensis Greene – San Miguel milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus minthorniae (Rydb.) Jeps. – Minthorn's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus misellus S. Watson – pauper milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus miser Douglas ex Hook. – timber milkvetch, weedy milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus missouriensis Nutt. – Missouri milkvetch, Missouri milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus moencoppensis M.E. Jones – Moenkopi milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus mohavensis S. Watson – Mojave milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus mollissimus Torr. – woolly locoweed, woolly milkvetch, purple locoweed, woolly loco 
                                  Species Astragalus molybdenus Barneby – Leadville milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus mongholicus Bunge  
                                  Species Astragalus monoensis Barneby – Mono milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus monspessulanus L.  
                                  Species Astragalus montii S.L. Welsh – Monti's milkvetch, heliotrope milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus monumentalis Barneby – Monument Valley milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus mulfordiae M.E. Jones – Mulford's milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus multiflorus (Pursh) A. Gray – looseflower milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus musiniensis M.E. Jones – Ferron's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus naturitensis Payson – Naturita milkvetch, Naturita milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus neglectus (Torr. & A. Gray) E. Sheld. – Cooper's milkvetch, Cooper's milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus nelsonianus Barneby – Nelson's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus neomexicanus Wooton & Standl. – New Mexico milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus nevinii A. Gray – San Clemente Island milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus newberryi A. Gray – Newberry's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus nidularius Barneby – birdnest milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus norvegicus Weber  
                                  Species Astragalus nothoxys A. Gray – sheep milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus nudisiliquus A. Nelson – cobblestone milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus nutans M.E. Jones – Providence Mountain milkvetch, chuckwalla milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus nutriosensis M.J. Sand. – Apache milkvetch, Nutriosa milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus nuttallianus DC. – smallflowered milkvetch, Nuttall milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus nuttallii (Torr. & A. Gray) J.T. Howell – Nuttall's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus nutzotinensis J. Rousseau – Nutzotin milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus nyensis Barneby – Nye milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus obcordatus Elliott – Florida milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus obscurus S. Watson – arcane milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus oniciformis Barneby – Picabo milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus onobrychis L.  
                                  Species Astragalus oocalycis M.E. Jones – Arboles milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus oocarpus A. Gray – Descanso milk-vetch, egg-pod milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus oophorus S. Watson – egg milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus oreganus Nutt. – Oregon milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus osterhoutii M.E. Jones – Kremmling milkvetch, Osterhout's milk-vetch, Osterhout milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus oxyphysus A. Gray – Mt. Diablo milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus pachypus Greene – thickpod milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus pallescens M. Bieb.  
                                  Species Astragalus palmeri A. Gray – Palmer's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus panamintensis E. Sheld. – Panamint milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus pardalinus (Rydb.) Barneby – panther milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus parryi A. Gray – Parry's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus pattersonii A. Gray – Patterson's milkvetch, Patterson milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus pauperculus Greene – depauperate milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus paysonii (Rydb.) Barneby – Payson's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus peckii Piper – Peck's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus pectinatus (Douglas ex Hook.) Douglas ex G. Don – narrowleaf milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus penduliflorus Lam.  
                                  Species Astragalus perianus Barneby – Rydberg's milkvetch, Rydberg milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus phoenix Barneby – Ash Meadows milkvetch, Ash Meadows milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus pictiformis Barneby – Guadalupe milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus pinonis M.E. Jones – pinyon milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus piscator Barneby & S.L. Welsh – Fisher milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus piutensis Barneby & Mabb. – Sevier milkvetch, Sevier's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus plattensis Nutt. – Platte River milkvetch, Platte River milk-vetch, Platte milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus platytropis A. Gray – broadkeel milkvetch, broadkeeled milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus polaris (Seem.) Benth. ex Hook. f. – polar milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus polybotrys Boiss.  
                                  Species Astragalus pomonensis M.E. Jones – Pomona milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus ponticus Pall.  
                                  Species Astragalus porrectus S. Watson – Lahontan milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus praelongus E. Sheld. – stinking milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus preussii A. Gray – Preuss' milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus proimanthus Barneby – precocious milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus proximus (Rydb.) Wooton & Standl. – Aztec milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus pseudiodanthus Barneby – Tonopah milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus pterocarpus S. Watson – winged milkvetch, wing milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus pubentissimus Torr. & A. Gray – Green River milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus pulsiferae A. Gray – Ames' milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus puniceus Osterh. – Trinidad milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus purshii Douglas ex Hook. – woollypod milkvetch, Pursh's milkvetch, Pursh loco, Pursh's milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus pycnostachyus A. Gray – marsh milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus racemosus Pursh – cream milkvetch, cream milk-vetch, alkali poisonvetch, creamy loco 
                                  Species Astragalus rafaelensis M.E. Jones – San Rafael milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus rattanii A. Gray – Rattan's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus ravenii Barneby – Raven's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus recurvus Greene – recurved milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus reflexus Torr. & A. Gray – drooping milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus remotus (M.E. Jones) Barneby – Spring Mountain milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus reventiformis (Rydb.) Barneby – Yakima milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus reventus A. Gray – Blue Mountain milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus riparius Barneby – woodyroot milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus ripleyi Barneby – Ripley's milkvetch, Ripley milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus robbinsii (Oakes) A. Gray – Robbins' milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus rusbyi Greene – Rusby's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus sabulonum A. Gray – gravel milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus sabulosus M.E. Jones – Cisco milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus salmonis M.E. Jones – Trout Creek milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus saurinus Barneby – dinosaur milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus scaphoides (M.E. Jones) Rydb. – bitterroot milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus schmolliae Ced. Porter – Schmoll's milkvetch, Schmoll milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus sclerocarpus A. Gray – woodypod milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus scopulorum Porter – Rocky Mountain milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus scorpioides Pourr. ex Willd.  
                                  Species Astragalus scorpiurus Bunge  
                                  Species Astragalus sepultipes (Barneby) Barneby – Lone Pine milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus serenoi (Kuntze) E. Sheld. – naked milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus sericoleucus A. Gray – silky milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus serpens M.E. Jones – plateau milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus sesameus L.  
                                  Species Astragalus sesquiflorus S. Watson – sandstone milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus sheldonii (Rydb.) Barneby – Sheldon's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus shevockii Barneby – Little Kern milkvetch, Shevock's milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus shortianus Nutt. – Short's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus siliceus Barneby – Flint Mountain milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus siliquosus Boiss.  
                                  Species Astragalus simplicifolius (Nutt.) A. Gray – little bun milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus sinicus L. – Chinese milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus sinuatus Piper – Whited's milkvetch, Whited milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus solitarius M. Peck – solitary milkvetch, weak milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus sophoroides M.E. Jones – painted desert milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus soxmaniorum Lundell – Soxman's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus spaldingii A. Gray – Spalding's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus sparsiflorus A. Gray – Front Range milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus spatulatus E. Sheld. – tufted milkvetch, tufted milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus speirocarpus A. Gray – threadstalk milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus stevenianus DC.  
                                  Species Astragalus straturensis M.E. Jones – Pine Valley milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus striatiflorus M.E. Jones – escarpment milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus subcinereus A. Gray – Silver's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus subumbellatus Klotzsch  
                                  Species Astragalus subvestitus (Jeps.) Barneby – Kern County milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus succumbens Douglas ex Hook. – Columbia milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus sulcatus L.  
                                  Species Astragalus suprapilosus Gontsch.  
                                  Species Astragalus tegetarioides M.E. Jones – bastard milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus tener A. Gray – alkali milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus tennesseensis A. Gray ex Chapm. – Tennessee milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus tephrodes A. Gray – ashen milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus tephrosioides Boiss.  
                                  Species Astragalus terminalis S. Watson – railhead milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus tetrapterus A. Gray – fourwing milkvetch, four-wing milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus thurberi A. Gray – Thurber's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus tibetanus Benth. ex Bunge – Tibet milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus tidestromii (Rydb.) Clokey – Tidestrom's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus tiehmii Barneby – Tiehm's milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus titanophilus Barneby – limestone milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus toanus M.E. Jones – Toano milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus toquimanus Barneby – Toquima milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus tortipes J.L. Anderson & J.M. Porter – Sleeping Ute milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus traskiae Eastw. – Trask's milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus tricarinatus A. Gray – triplerib milkvetch, triple-ribbed milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus trichopodus (Nutt.) A. Gray – Santa Barbara milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus tridactylicus A. Gray – foothill milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus trimestris L.  
                                  Species Astragalus troglodytus S. Watson – creeping milkvetch, cliff-dweller's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus tweedyi Canby – Tweedy's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus tyghensis M. Peck – Tygh Valley milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus umbellatus Bunge – tundra milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus umbraticus E. Sheld. – Bald Mountain milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus uncialis Barneby – currant milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus utahensis (Torr.) Torr. & A. Gray – Utah milkvetch, Utah locoweed 
                                  Species Astragalus utriger Pall.  
                                  Species Astragalus vaccarum A. Gray – Cow Spring milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus vaginatus Pall.  
                                  Species Astragalus vallaris M.E. Jones – Snake canyon milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus verus Olivier  
                                  Species Astragalus vesicarius L.  
                                  Species Astragalus vexilliflexus E. Sheld. – bentflower milkvetch, bent-flower milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus villosus Michx. – bearded milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus wardii A. Gray – Ward's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus waterfallii Barneby – Waterfall's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus webberi A. Gray ex W.H. Brewer & S. Watson – Webber's milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus welshii Barneby – Loa milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus wetherillii M.E. Jones – Wetherill's milkvetch, Wetherill milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus whitneyi A. Gray – balloonpod milkvetch, balloon milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus williamsii Rydb. – Williams' milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus wingatanus S. Watson – Fort Wingate milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus wittmannii Barneby – Wittmann's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus woodruffii M.E. Jones – Woodruff's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus wootonii E. Sheld. – halfmoon milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus wrightii A. Gray – Wright's milkvetch 
                                  Species Astragalus xiphoides (Barneby) Barneby – gladiator milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus yoder-williamsii Barneby – Osgood Mountains milk-vetch 
                                  Species Astragalus zionis M.E. Jones – Zion milkvetch 
       

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  Source: ITIS*ca, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
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  Reference for: astragales[French]   
       
  Source: Fabaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Astragalus   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Astragalus   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
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