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Taxon: Astragalus mollissimus Torr. var. mollissimus

Genus: Astragalus
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Faboideae tribe: Galegeae subtribe: Astragalinae. Also placed in: Papilionaceae
Nomen number: 404204
Name verified on: 18-Jan-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 22-May-1997
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

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Common names:

  • crazyweed   (Source: F Tex ) – English
  • purple locoweed   (Source: F Tex ) – English
  • woolly locoweed   (Source: Mem NYBG 13:736.1964) – English

Economic importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals   (to livestock fide Mem NYBG 13:736. 1964; Kingsbury)
More:

Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)

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. 13:735.
  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas.
  • Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. [poisonous].
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.

Check other web resources for Astragalus mollissimus Torr. var. mollissimus:

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database and Information Service

Check other databases for 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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Cite as:
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?404204 (02 September 2014)

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