Astragalus canadensis (Canadian Milk Vetch)
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Astragalus canadensis (NGN)

Canadian Milk Vetch

Pea-like blossoms precede large seed pods. Flowering stems stand vertical with buttery yellow blooms that attract bees abd parasitic wasps. Mammalian herbivores thoroughly enjoy eating the foliage and in places where many animals exist, there may be difficulty in establishing these plants.
Height: 3-4 ft
Width: 3-4 ft
Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: July,August
Hardiness Zone: 3 TO 9
ITEM # CROP IMAGE SIZE CURRENT AVAIL
22502.38 38 Flat 13
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Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Pollinators
Attracts Wildlife
Plant Habit
Upright
Light Conditions
Sun to Part Shade
Native Plant Community
Dry Prairie
Mesic Prairie
Savanna
Flower Color
Yellow
Flower Hue
Light
Flower Height
3' to 4'
Flower Type
Tubular
Foliage Color
Green
Leaf Texture
Medium
Prune Time
Jan/Feb/March
Flower Form
Single
Flower Size
6" to 10"
Growth Rate
Fast

Possible Substitution Plants

Helenium autumnale