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Picture of Ascending purple milk-vetch
Ascending purple milk-vetch
Astragalus striatus Nutt.


Plant Description:

  • Several to many ascending stems, growing up to 40 cm high
  • Leaves with up to 20 hairy leaflets
  • Dense inflorescence with long, hairy, purple flowers
  • Occurs on open-grasslands and slopes
  • Found at Stop 1 - on Interpretive Nature Trail, and Stop 2


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-Sourced from Budd's Flora of the Canadian Prairie Provinces, 1979 and
Plants of the Western Boreal Forest & Aspen Parkland, 1995.
Refer to references for full publication details.

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