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Plant    Species Name:
Astragalus canadensis L.
syn. Astragalus carolinianus L.
syn. Astragalus canadensis L. var. carolinianus (L.) M.E. Jones
syn. Astragalus canadensis L. var. longilobus Fassett
syn. Astragalus halei Rydb.

Common Name:
Canadian milkvetch


Chamberlain, South Dakota   September 15, 1804

An image of the specimen in the Lewis and Clark herbarium. . . .

Astragalus canadensis (PH-LC 32); this specimen includes Lewis’ tag (#46).

The copyright for this image is retained by the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia; this image is used with their permission.

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collected by F. Clements 2947, Niobrara Co., Nebraska, 14 July 1893

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Astragalus canadensis (Justice11_28)

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