|Scientific Name||Astragalus crassicarpus var. berlandieri||USDA PLANTS Symbol||ASCRB|
|Common Name||Groundplum Milkvetch, Berlandieri's Groundplum||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||192428|
|Description||Habitat: Sandy loam or limestone gravel of hillsides, ledges, prairies.
Plant: Perennial with several trailing stems up to 2 feet long.
Leaves: Pinnately-compound leaves 1-3/8 to 6 inches long, each with 15 to 33 elliptical leaflets.
Inflorescence: Cluster of mostly white flowers in a short raceme (spike), each about 1 inch long with 5 petals; upper petals extending forward and bending upward into a banner; lower petals tipped in purple.
Bloom Period: March to July.
References: "Wildflowers of Texas" by Geyata Ajilsvgi.
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Map Color Key
Banner photo of Lupinus ssp. by Rick Capozza, Austin TX
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