Taxon: Astragalus mollissimus Torr. var. mollissimus

 
Genus: Astragalus
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Faboideae
      Tribe: Galegeae
        Subtribe: Astragalinae
Nomen number: 404204
Name Verified on: 18-Jan-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-May-1997
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • crazyweed  (Source: F Tex) - English
  • purple locoweed  (Source: F Tex) - English
  • woolly locoweed  (Source: Mem NYBG) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (to livestock fide Mem NYBG 13:736. 1964; Kingsbury)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Kansas, - Nebraska, - Oklahoma, - South Dakota
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, - Wyoming
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, - Texas

References:

  • Barneby, R. C. 1964. Atlas of North American Astragalus. Part II. The Cercidothrix, Hypoglottis, Piptolodoid, Trimeniaeus and Orophaca Astragali Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 13:735.
  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  • Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. 1964 (Kingsbury)
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. 1986 (F GPlains)

Check other web resources for Astragalus mollissimus Torr. var. mollissimus :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.