[The Pea Family East of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Milk-vetches East of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington

The Genus Astragalus

Tygh Valley Milkvetch, Tygh Valley Milk-vetch: Astragalus tyghensis (Synonym: Astragalus spaldingii var. tyghensis)

Tygh Valley Milkvetch, Tygh Valley Milk-vetch: Astragalus tyghensis (Synonym: Astragalus spaldingii var. tyghensis)

Unidentified Milk-vetch: possibly Astragalus conjunctus var. conjunctus (Synonym: A. reventus var. conjunctus) or Astragalus reventus (Synonym: A. reventus var. reventus)

Standing Milk-vetch: Astragalus adsurgens -

Field Milk-vetch, Purple Milk-vetch, Cock's-head: Astragalus agrestis -

Alpine Milk-vetch, Purple Milk-vetch: Astragalus alpinus var. alpinus -

Alvord Milk-vetch: Astragalus alvordensis -

Applegate's Milkvetch: Astragalus applegatei -

Palouse Milk-vetch, Hangingpod Milk-vetch: Astragalus arrectus -

Arthur's Milk-vetch, Waha Milk-vetch: Astragalus arthurii -

Mourning Milk-vetch: Astragalus atratus var. owyheensis -

Indian Milkvetch: Astragalus australis var. glabriusculus -

Beckwith's Milk-vetch: Astragalus beckwithii var. weiserensis -

Torrey's Milk-vetch, Matted Milk-vetch: Astragalus calycosus var. calycosus -

Canada Milk-vetch, Canadian Milk-vetch, Short Canadian Milkvetch: Astragalus canadensis var. brevidens (Synonym: Astragalus brevidens) -

Canada Milkvetch, Canadian Milk-vetch, Morton's Canadian Milkvetch: Astragalus canadensis var. mortonii (Synonym: Astragalus mortonii) -

Cicer Milk-vetch, Chickpea Milk-vetch: Astragalus cicer -

Hillside Milkvetch, Hilside Milk-vetch: Astragalus collinus var. collinus -

Hill Milk-vetch, Hilside Milk-vetch, Laurent's Milkvetch: Astragalus collinus var. laurentii (Synonym: Astragalus laurentii) -

Columbia Milk-vetch, Columbian Milk-vetch: Astragalus columbianus -

Basalt Milkvetch, Idaho Milkvetch, Idaho Milk-vetch, Stiff Milk-vetch: Astragalus conjunctus var. conjunctus (Synonyms: Astragalus diversifolius var. campestris, Astragalus reventus var. conjunctus, Homalobus campestris) -

Idaho Milkvetch, Idaho Milk-vetch, Stiff Milk-vetch: Astragalus conjunctus var. rickardii -

Curvepod Sickle Milkvetch: Astragalus curvicarpus var. brachycodon (Synonym: Astragalus whitedii var. brachycodon)

Sickle Milk-vetch Astragalus curvicarpus var. curvicarpus (Synonyms: Astragalus gibbsii, Astragalus speirocarpus, Astragalus whitedii, Astragalus whitedii var. whitedii) -

Glabrous Sickle Milkvetch: Astragalus curvicarpus var. subglaber -

Cusick's Milk-vetch Astragalus cusickii (var. cusickii, var. sterilis) -

John Day Milk-vetch, Transparent Milk-vetch: Astragalus diaphanus var. diaphanus -

John Day Milk-vetch, Transparent Milk-vetch: Astragalus diaphanus var. diurnus -

Drummond's Milk-vetch: Astragalus drummondii - only OR record at or /near The Dalles, Or

Russian Sickle Milk-vetch: Astragalus falcatus - introduced to SE WA from the Caucasus

Basalt Milk-vetch, Threadstalk Milk-vetch: Astragalus filipes -

Geyer's Milk-vetch: Astragalus geyeri var. geyeri -

Hood River Milk-vetch: Astragalus hoodianus -

Howell's Milkvetch, Howell's Milk-vetch, Pauper Milkvetch: Astragalus howellii (Synonym: Astragalus misellus var. pauper) -

Bent Milk-vetch, Hairy Milk-vetch: Astragalus inflexus -

Humboldt River Milk-vetch: Astragalus iodanthus var. diaphanoides -

Humboldt River Milk-vetch: Astragalus iodanthus var. iodanthus -

Thistle Milk-vetch, Kentrophyta: Astragalus kentrophyta var. jessiae -

Thistle Milk-vetch, Kentrophyta: Astragalus kentrophyta var. tegetarius -

Leiberg's Milk-vetch: Astragalus leibergii -

Lemmon's Milk-vetch: Astragalus lemmonii -

Freckled Milkvetch, Freckled Milk-vetch, Specklepod Milkvetch, Specklepod Milk-vetch: Astragalus lentiginosus (var. chartaceus, var. floribundus, var. lentiginosus, var. salinus) -

Lyall's Milk-vetch: Astragalus lyallii var. caricinus (or Astragalus caricinus) -

Shaggy Milk-vetch: Astragalus malacus -

Dwarf Milk-vetch, Lesser-bladder Milk-vetch: Astragalus microcystis -

Pauper Milkvetch: Astragalus misellus var. misellus (Synonym: Astragalus howellii var. aberrans) -

Pauper Milkvetch: Astragalus misellus var. pauper -

Timber Milkvetch, Timber Milk-vetch, Weedy Milk-vetch: Astragalus miser var. miser (Synonym: Astragalus strigosus) -

Timber Milkvetch, Weedy Milkvetch: Astragalus miser var. serotinus (Synonyms: Astragalus decumbens var. serotinus, Astragalus serotinus) -

Mulford's Milk-vetch: Astragalus mulfordiae -

Newberry's Milk-vetch Astragalus newberryi var. castoreus -

Cobblestone Milk-vetch: Astragalus nudisiliquus -

Arcane Milk-vetch: Astragalus obscurus -

Peck's Milk-vetch: Astragalus peckii -

Broadkeel Milkvetch: Astragalus platytropis -

Suksdorf's Milk-vetch, Ame's Milk-vetch: Astragalus pulsiferae var. suksdorfii - Klickitat County, WA

Woolly-pod Milk-vetch Astragalus purshii (var. glareosus, var. lagopinus, var. ophiogenes, var. purshii, var. tinctus) -

Gravel Milkvetch, Pursh's Milk-vetch, Woollypod Milkvetch: Astragalus purshii var. glareosus (Synonyms: Astragalus glareosus, Astragalus ventosus) - Calyx greater than 10 mm long. Fruits 13-27 mm long. Petals pink-purple or purple.

Hare Milkvetch: Astragalus purshii var. lagopinus (Synonym: Astragalus lagopinus) - Calyx less than 10 mm, fruits 7-17 mm long. Fruits incurved at least 1/2 circle. Petals pink-purple, tips pale purple or not.

Pursh's Milkvetch, Pursh's Milk-vetch: Astragalus purshii var. purshii (Synonyms: Astragalus incurvus, Astragalus purshii var. interior) - Calyx greater than 10 mm long. Fruits 13-27 mm long and straight or incurved at the tips. Petals cream or white sometimes with pale lilac tips. Inflorescence 1-6 flowered.

Pursh's Milk-vetch, Woollypod Milkvetch, Woolly-pod Milkvetch: Astragalus purshii var. tinctus (Synonyms: Astragalus candelarius, Astragalus lectulus, Astragalus leucolobus, Astragalus leucolobus ssp. consectus, Astragalus purshii var. lectulus, Astragalus purshii var. longilobus) - Calyx greater than 10 mm long. Fruits 13-27 mm long, straight or incurved at the tips. Petals pink-purple or purple. Inflorescence 3-11 flowered.

Yakima Milk-vetch Astragalus reventiformis -

Blue Mt. Locoweed, Long-leaf Locoweed Astragalus reventus -

Piper's Milk-vetch, Woodyroot Milk-vetch: Astragalus riparius -

Robbins' Milk-vetch: Astragalus robbinsii var. alpiniformis - ?

Robbins' Milk-vetch: Astragalus robbinsii var. minor -

Salmon Milk-vetch, Trout Creek Milk-vetch: Astragalus salmonis -

The Dalles Milk-vetch, Woody-pod Milk-vetch, Stalked-pod Milk-vetch: Astragalus sclerocarpus -

Sheldon's Milkvetch: Astragalus sheldonii (Synonyms: Astragalus conjunctus var. sheldonii, Astragalus reventus var. sheldonii ) -

Whited's Milk-vetch: Astragalus sinuatus -

Lonesome Milk-vetch: Astraglus solitarius -

Spalding's Milk-vetch: Astragalus spaldingii -

Curvepod Milk-vetch, Threadstalk Milk-vetch, Medic Milk-vetch, spiral-pod Milk-vetch: Astragalus speirocarpus -

Columbia Milk-vetch, Sprawling Milk-vetch, Crouching Milk-vetch: Astragalus succumbens -

Bastard Kentrophyta, Deschutes Milk-vetch: Astragalus tegetarioides -

Four-winged Milk-vetch: Astragalus tetrapterus -

Toano Milk-vetch: Astragalus toanus -

Tweedy's Milk-vetch: Astragalus tweedyi -

Tygh Valley Milkvetch, Tygh Valley Milk-vetch: Astragalus tyghensis (Synonym: Astragalus spaldingii var. tyghensis) -

Snake Canyon Milk-vetch: Astragalus vallaris -

Balloon Milkvetch, Cone-like Milkvetch: Astragalus whitneyi var. confusus -

Balloon Milk-vetch, Balloonpod Milkvetch, Balloon-pod Milk-vetch, Whitney's Balloon Milkvetch: Astragalus whitneyi var. sonneanus (Synonym: Astragalus whitneyi ssp. hookerianus) - Additional photos of balloon milk-vetch


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