Astragalus molybdenus

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Astragalus molybdenus


Taxonavigation: Fabales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Fabales

Familia: Fabaceae
Subfamilia: Faboideae
Tribus: Galegeae
Genus: Astragalus
Species: Astragalus molybdenus
Varietates: A. m. var. lackschewitzii – A. m. var. shultziorum



Astragalus molybdenus Barneby


  • Astragalus plumbeus Barneby


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southern Central USA
      • Colorado, Montana, Wyoming

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Primary references


Barneby, R.C., 1950. Leaflets of Western Botany 6: 70


Vernacular names

English: Leadville milkvetch
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