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Taxon: Astragalus falcatus Lam.

 
Genus: Astragalus
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Subtribe: Astragalinae
Nomen number: 5781
Place of publication: Encycl. 1:310. 1783
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 28-Oct-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Apr-2000
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 49 (38 active, 40 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • Russian sickle milk-vetch  (Source: Mem NYBG) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals; mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Turkey (n.e.)
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation [Checheno-Ingushetia, Dagestan, Kabardino-Balkaria, Karachay-Cherkessia, Krasnodar, North Ossetia, Stavropol]
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation [Chelyabinsk, Kurgan, Sverdlovsk]

    Europe
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Russian Federation-European part [European part]


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Afonin, A. N., S. L. Greene, N. I. Dzyubenko, & A. N. Frolov, eds. Interactive agricultural ecological atlas of Russia and neighboring countries. Economic plants and their diseases, pests and weeds (on-line resource). (AgroAtlas)
  2. Barneby, R. C. 1964. Atlas of North American Astragalus. Part II. The Cercidothrix, Hypoglottis, Piptolodoid, Trimeniaeus and Orophaca Astragali Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 13:1161.
  3. Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. (Intermt F)
  4. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  5. James, L. F. & S. L. Welsh 1992. Poisonous plants of North America (Poison Pl Proc) 99.
  6. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  7. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  8. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  9. Welsh, S. L. et al. A Utah flora. Great Basin Naturalist Mem. 9. (F Utah)
  10. Yakovlev, G. P. et al. Legumes of Northern Eurasia. 1996 (Leg NEurasia)

Check other web resources for Astragalus falcatus Lam. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • 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:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • 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=5781. Accessed 17 December 2018.