[Milkvetches: The Genus Astragalus East of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]


Pursh's Milkvetch, Pursh's Milk-vetch

Astragalus purshii var. purshii

Synonyms: Astragalus incurvus, Astragalus purshii var. interior

Pursh's Milkvetch, Pursh's Milk-vetch: Astragalus purshii var. purshii (Synonyms: Astragalus incurvus, Astragalus purshii var. interior)

Pursh's milkvetch as seen on slopes above the east bank of the John Day River about two and one-half miles downstream of Oregon Highway 206 in Cottonwood Canyon State Park or adjacent BLM lands........April 9, 2016. Note the cream-colored flowers with pink tips.

Paul Slichter