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Astragalus canadensis is often confused with:
Oxytropis
Plants that fill a similar niche:
Actaea pachypoda Actaea pachypoda
Eupatorium rugosum Form
Asclepias tuberosa Asclepias tuberosa

Astragalus canadensis

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
ass-TRA-gal-uss ka-na-DEN-sis
Description

Astragalus canadensis's season is from summer into early fall. This plant is generally grown at a shore or in thickets.

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#thickets#wildflower garden#shoreline#problem for horses
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#thickets#wildflower garden#shoreline#problem for horses
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Astragalus
    Species:
    canadensis
    Family:
    Fabaceae
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Canada to U.S.A
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Wildflower
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Cream/Tan
    Gold/Yellow
    Green
    White
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Summer
    Flower Description:
    This plant has slender, pea-like flowers. Some are a mixture of the following colors: light yellow, light green, cream, and white.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    This plant has small, oval, leaflets in 7-15 pairs.
  • Stem:
    Stem Color:
    Green
    Red/Burgundy
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Coastal
    Problems:
    Problem for Horses