Astragalus alpinus
Family: Fabaceae
alpine milk-vetch
[Atelophragma alpinum (L.) Rydb.]
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Robert H. Read  
Etymology: Astragalus: from Greek astragalos meaning "ankle bone" and an early name applied to some plants in this family because of the shape of the seeds; also could mean "star" or "milk"
Plants: perennial forb
Conservation Status: Endangered
Astragalus alpinus
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Botanical Illustration  
Astragalus alpinus image
Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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Flora.cyberia  
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Botanical Illustration  
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Robert H. Read  
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Steven Spickerman  
Astragalus alpinus image
Robert H. Read  
Astragalus alpinus image
Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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