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Woody Milkvetch - Astragalus miser var. hylophilus

Native Species

Global Rank: G5T5?
State Rank: S4

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General Description
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Diagnostic Characteristics
Variety hylophilus can be distinguished from the other varieties by the following combination of characters: Hairs of foliage and flowers all simple (basifixed), hairs stiff and not twisted, leaflets glabrous or nearly so on upper surface, stems longer than 15 cm , keels 8-10 mm long.

Species Range

Range Comments
A regional endemic of MT (most widespread), ID, and WY, with historical records from western SD (Kartesz 2009).

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 3

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Woody Milkvetch — Astragalus miser var. hylophilus.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from