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Clokey Milkvetch (Astragalus aequalis)
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Clokey Milkvetch (Astragalus aequalis)

General: Clokey Milkvetch (Astragalus aequalis) is a perennial forb that has grayish, compound leaves, cream-colored (yellowish) flowers, and inflated, reddish seedpods. The leaflets are narrow and widely separated.

Clokey Milkvetch is an uncommon component of vegetation communities in dry, well-drained gravelly areas on bajadas into the mountains in the Upper Sonoran (Mojave Desert Scrub and Pinyon-Juniper Woodland), Transition (Yellow Pine Forest), and Canadian (Pine-Fir Forest) life zones.

Around Las Vegas, look for Clokey Milkvetch at Red Rock Canyon NCA and up on Mt. Charleston.

Family: Legume (Fabaceae)

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Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate. Names generally follow the USDA database.
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