Southern California Locoweed (Astragalus trichopodus var. lonchus) in the Astragaluses Database

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10b +1.7 °C (35 °F) to +4.4 °C (40 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 2 feet to 3 feet
Plant Spread: 2 feet to 3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: creamy-white to yellowish-white
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late winter and early spring
Spring
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Toxicity: Other: All parts of the plant are toxic.
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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