Taxon: Astragalus canadensis L.

 
Genus: Astragalus
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Subtribe: Astragalinae
Nomen number: 300055
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:757. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 28-Oct-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2006
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 20 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • Canada milk-vetch  (Source: F Utah) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada [Northwest Territory (s.w.)]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Ontario, Quebec]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington (e.), Wyoming]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico (n.), Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California (n.e.), Utah]


References:

  1. Barneby, R. C. 1964. Atlas of North American Astragalus. Part II. The Cercidothrix, Hypoglottis, Piptolodoid, Trimeniaeus and Orophaca Astragali Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 13:598.
  2. Chester, E. W. et al. Atlas of Tennessee vascular plants. (Atlas Tenn)
  3. Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. (Intermt F)
  4. Duncan, W. H. & J. T. Kartesz Vascular flora of Georgia: an annotated checklist. (L Georgia)
  5. Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  6. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  7. Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York. (F NE US)
  8. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. (F GPlains)
  9. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Atlas of the Flora of the Great Plains. (Atlas GPlains)
  10. Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource). (Can Poison Pl)
  11. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)
  12. Turland, N. J. & C. E. Jarvis 1997. Typification of Linnaean specific and varietal names in the Leguminosae (Fabaceae) (Taxon) 46:464.
  13. Welsh, S. L. et al. A Utah flora. Great Basin Naturalist Mem. 9. (F Utah)

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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?300055. Accessed 23 May 2018.