FloraFinder.org
Home   About Us   Want to Help?   FAQ  
Searching   Image Use Biblio

Astragalus

 

 

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassRosidaeRoses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more
OrderFabalesLegumes (pea and bean families)
FamilyFabaceaeLegume family (peas and beans)
GenusAstragalusFrom the Greek astragalos meaning “ankle bone” and an early name applied to some plants in this family because of the shape of the seeds

About plant names...

[An article has not been written yet.]

Astragalus description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 31 Mar 2010.

© FloraFinder.org. All rights reserved.


 

Astragalus

(Astragalus) · 5/26/2009 · Petrified Forest, AZ
≈ 4 × 3' (1.3 × 0.9 m) Species not yet identified

Range:

About this map...