milk-vetch


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Noun1.milk-vetch - any of various plants of the genus Astragalusmilk-vetch - any of various plants of the genus Astragalus
Astragalus, genus Astragalus - large genus of annual or perennial herbs or shrubs of north temperate regions; largest genus in the family Leguminosae
alpine milk vetch, Astragalus alpinus - perennial of mountainous areas of Eurasia and North America
Astragalus danicus, purple milk vetch - perennial of southern and western Europe having dense racemes of purple or violet flowers
ligneous plant, woody plant - a plant having hard lignified tissues or woody parts especially stems
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Fish and Wildlife Service's Northeast Region, my first encounter with a recovery plan was for the endangered Jesup's milk-vetch (Astragalus robbinsii var.
The program also entails the monitoring and restoration of endangered species like the sentry milk-vetch, which has been seriously affected by development catering to the thousands of tourist who arrive at the South Rim.
USGS ecologists from the Southwest Biological Science Center in Arizona and USGS geologists from the Earth Surface Dynamics Program initiated collaborative research on the endangered Shivwits milk-vetch (Astragalus ampullarioides), a narrowly distributed plant with only five known populations in Washington County, Utah.
Overhead came the wheezy call of siskins as we noted flowers tolerant of Dolfwynog's copper: purple milk-vetch, trailing St John's Wort, broad-leaved helleborine orchid.
Rodriguez also said a recent discovery of the endangered Branton's milk-vetch, a plant, was on land dedicated for open space and will not impact the project.
The bank area also protects habitat for Heckard's Peppergrass, Alkali Milk-Vetch, Brittlescale and Carquinez Goldenbush.
One of our nation's rarest plants, the sentry milk-vetch (Astragalus cremnophylax var.
Fish and Wildlife Service are those insects that visit an endangered plant, the Lane Mountain milk-vetch (Astragalus jaegerianus).