Taxon: Astragalus mollissimus Torr. var. mollissimus

 
Genus: Astragalus
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Subtribe: Astragalinae
Nomen number: 404204
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Link to protologue:
Typification:
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 (w.), Nebraska (w. & s.-c.), Oklahoma (w.), South Dakota (s.w.)]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado (e.), Wyoming (s.e.)]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico (e.), Texas]


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. 13:735.
  2. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  3. Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. (Kingsbury)
  4. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. (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.

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?404204. Accessed 20 May 2018.