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Canadian Milkvetch - Astragalus canadensis var. canadensis

Status Under Review
Native Species

Global Rank: G5T5
State Rank: SNR

Agency Status
MNPS Threat Rank:

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General Description
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Diagnostic Characteristics
The fruit (legume) of the nominal subspecies is glabrous and lacks a pronounced groove.

Species Range

Range Comments
Occurs across much of North America, most commonly in the original tallgrass prairie regions (Kartesz 2009).

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 2

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Citation for data on this website:
Canadian Milkvetch — Astragalus canadensis var. canadensis.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from