1. A perennial plant (Astragalus crassicarpus) of the central and western United States and southern Canada, having compound leaves, purple or white flowers, and green, plumlike, edible fruit.
2. The fruit of this plant.
1. (Plants) a North American leguminous plant, Astragalus caryocarpus, with purple or white flowers and green thick-walled plumlike edible pods
2. (Plants) the pod of this plant
1. a prostrate milk vetch, Astragalus crassicarpus, of North American prairies.
2. its plum-shaped fruit.