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Taxon: Astragalus canadensis L.

Genus: Astragalus
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Faboideae tribe: Galegeae subtribe: Astragalinae. Also placed in: Papilionaceae
Nomen number: 300055
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:757. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 28-Oct-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 13-Mar-2006
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 13 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


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Common names:

  • Canada milk-vetch   (Source: F Utah ) – English

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Subarctic America: Canada - Northwest Territory [s.w.]
    Eastern Canada: Canada - Ontario, Quebec
    Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Indiana, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont, West Virginia
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington [e.], Wyoming
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico [n.], Texas
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California [n.e.], Utah

References:

  • Barneby, R. C. 1964. Atlas of North American Astragalus. Part II. The Cercidothrix, Hypoglottis, Piptolodoid, Trimeniaeus and Orophaca Astragali. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 13:598.
  • Chester, E. W. et al. 1993–1997. Atlas of Tennessee vascular plants.
  • Cronquist, A. et al. 1972–. Intermountain flora.
  • Duncan, W. H. & J. T. Kartesz. 1981. Vascular flora of Georgia: an annotated checklist.
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles. 1999. Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York.
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1977. Atlas of the Flora of the Great Plains.
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  • Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource).
  • Scoggan, H. J. 1978–1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  • Turland, N. J. & C. E. Jarvis. 1997. Typification of Linnaean specific and varietal names in the Leguminosae (Fabaceae). Taxon 46:464. [lectotypify].
  • Welsh, S. L. et al. 1987. A Utah flora. Great Basin Naturalist Mem. 9.
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Synonyms:


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Images or nodulation data:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?300055 (22 October 2014)

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