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Taxon: Astragalus purshii Douglas

 
Genus: Astragalus
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Subtribe: Astragalinae
Nomen number: 318598
Place of publication: W. J. Hooker, Fl. bor.-amer. 1:152. 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: 07-Jul-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-May-2013
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 22 (22 active, 9 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

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

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Saskatchewan (s.w.), Alberta (s.), British Columbia (s.)]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [North Dakota (s.w.), South Dakota (w.)]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado (n.w.), Idaho, Montana, Oregon (e. & c.), Washington (e.), Wyoming]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California (e.), Nevada, Utah (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. 13:671.
  2. Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. (Intermt F)
  3. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. (F GPlains)
  4. Welsh, S. L. et al. A Utah flora. Great Basin Naturalist Mem. 9. (F Utah)

Check other web resources for Astragalus purshii 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.

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?id=318598. Accessed 18 October 2018.