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Taxon: Astragalus lentiginosus Douglas

 
Genus: Astragalus
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Subtribe: Astragalinae
Nomen number: 300058
Place of publication: W. J. Hooker, Fl. bor.-amer. 1:151. 1831
Link to protologue:
Comments:
  • • authorship verified from original literature
  • • both the name and its validating diagnosis were simultaneously ascribed to Douglas, so he is the author of the name (see Melbourne ICN Art. 46, Ex. 9)
Name Verified on: 02-Feb-1989 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-May-2013
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 15 (14 active, 6 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

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

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (to livestock, including A. diphysus); mammals (to livestock, including A. diphysus)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [British Columbia (s.)]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja Norte (e.), Chihuahua (n.), Sonora (n.)]


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. 13:917.
  2. Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. (Intermt F)
  3. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. (F Pacif NW)
  4. Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. (Kingsbury)
  5. Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource). (Can Poison Pl)
  6. Welsh, S. L. et al. A Utah flora. Great Basin Naturalist Mem. 9. (F Utah)
  7. Wiggins, I. L. Flora of Baja California. (F Baja)

Check other web resources for Astragalus lentiginosus Douglas :

  • 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.

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?id=300058. Accessed 15 November 2018.