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Spiny Milkvetch - Astragalus kentrophyta var. kentrophyta

Status Under Review
Native Species

Global Rank: G5T4
State Rank: S3?

Agency Status
MNPS Threat Rank:

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General Description
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Diagnostic Characteristics
The foliage and flowers have a mixture of basally-attached and dibrachiate (forked) hairs; the petals are 4-5 mm long and mostly whitish.

Species Range

Range Comments
MT (uncommon), AB, MB and ND south to CO and NE (Kartesz 2009).

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 1

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Spiny Milkvetch — Astragalus kentrophyta var. kentrophyta.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from