Definition of Astragalus alpinus

1. Noun. Perennial of mountainous areas of Eurasia and North America.

Exact synonyms: Alpine Milk Vetch
Generic synonyms: Milk Vetch, Milk-vetch



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Astragalus Alpinus

Asterococcus
Asteroidea
Asterope
Astghik
Asthana
Asti
Astilbe biternata
Astilbe chinensis pumila
Astilbe japonica
Astley
Astlik
Aston
Astor
Astraea
Astraeus
Astragalus alpinus (current term)
Astragalus danicus
Astragalus glycyphyllos
Astrakhan
Astrantia major
Astreus
Astreus hygrometricus
Astreus pteridis
Astrid
Astro
AstroTurf
Astroloma
Astroloma humifusum
Astronium
Astronium fraxinifolium

Literary usage of Astragalus alpinus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Biographical Index of British and Irish Botanists by James Britten, George Simonds Boulger (1893)
"Found Astragalus alpinus, 1831. Trans. Bot. Soc. Edin. x. 284. Brass, William (fl. 1790). Collected 250 species at Cape Coast for Banks, Fothergill, ..."

2. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1908)
"The more northern or alpine Astragalus alpinus is a smaller plant with fewer leaflets (11—23) and with the pods intensely black with long slightly spreading ..."

3. Beyond Petsora Eastward: Two Summer Voyages to Novaya Zemlya and the Islands by Henry J. Pearson, Henry Wemyss Feilden (1899)
"These are Astragalus alpinus, ... Astragalus alpinus L. OXYTROPIS SORDIDA Willd. HEDYSARUM OBSCURUM L. ALCHEMILLA VULGARIS var. alpestris Schmidt. ..."

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