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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: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 28-Oct-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 21 (20 active, 18 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

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

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada [Northwest Territories (s.w.)]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec, Ontario]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Saskatchewan, Alberta, Manitoba, British Columbia]
    • 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. 1993-1997. Atlas of Tennessee vascular plants.
  3. Cronquist, A. et al. 1972-. Intermountain flora.
  4. Darbyshire, S. J. 2003. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 148-149.
  5. Duncan, W. H. & J. T. Kartesz. 1981. Vascular flora of Georgia: an annotated checklist.
  6. Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California
  7. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  8. Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles. 1999. Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York.
  9. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1977. Atlas of the Flora of the Great Plains.
  10. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  11. Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource).
  12. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  13. Turland, N. J. & C. E. Jarvis. 1997. Typification of Linnaean specific and varietal names in the Leguminosae (Fabaceae). Taxon 46:464. Note: lectotypify
  14. Welsh, S. L. et al. 1987. A Utah flora. Great Basin Naturalist Mem. 9.

Check other web resources for Astragalus canadensis L. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=300055. Accessed 19 September 2019.