Astragalus peduncularis Benth.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Synonym(s) : Astragalus corydalinus Bunge; Tragacantha peduncularis (Benth.) Kuntze
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Astragalus peduncularis Benth.
  • Common name : White Milk-Vetch
  • Habit : Herb
  • Key identification features : Flowers are borne in a long-stalked raceme, stalk 10-18 cm long. Flowers are greenish white, vexillum sometimes purple-tinged.
  • Flower, Fruit : June-July
  • Distribution :
    • Himachal Pradesh : Lahaul & Spiti district
  • Native : India, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Pakistan, Qinghai, Tadzhikistan, Tibet, Uzbekistan, West Himalaya
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • Literature :
    • Photographs of Dr. M Sanjappa
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Astragalus peduncularis. Downloaded on 20 June 2024.

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