PlantsAstragaluses→Freckled Milkvetch (Astragalus lentiginosus)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Plant Height: 4-16 inches
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern
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Posted by KFredenburg (Black Hills, SD - Zone 5a) on Aug 13, 2020 11:03 AM

Information from "The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Wildflowers":
This plant is one of the most variable of western plants, with numerous types differing in height, flowers, and pods. The common name refers to the red-mottled pod of many races.

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