Definition of Alpine milk vetch

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

Exact synonyms: Astragalus Alpinus
Generic synonyms: Milk Vetch, Milk-vetch

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alpine Milk Vetch

alpine ash
alpine azalea
alpine bearberry
alpine bullhead
alpine bullheads
alpine chough
alpine choughs
alpine clover
alpine clubmoss
alpine coltsfoot
alpine gold
alpine goldenrod
alpine hulsea
alpine milk vetch (current term)
alpine newt
alpine newts
alpine salamander
alpine skiing
alpine sunflower
alpine totara

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 ..."

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