Definition of Alpine milk vetch
1. Noun. Perennial of mountainous areas of Eurasia and North America.
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Literary usage of Alpine milk vetch
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1. Handbook of Hardy Herbaceous and Alpine Flowers by William Sutherland (1871)
"... alpina (Alpine Milk- Vetch).—This is a very distinct species. It is prostrate, with branching stems clothed with pinnate hairy leaves ; the flowers, ..."
2. Wild Flowers of the North American Mountains by Julia W. Henshaw (1915)
"Astragalus alpinus, or alpine milk vetch, is a dainty pale mauve species, with small loosely flowered heads and delicate foliage. It is frequently found at ..."