Difference between revisions of "Astragalus trichopodus"

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<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Astragalus trichopodus''<br>
 
<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Astragalus trichopodus''<br>
 
'''Common Name:''' Santa Barbara Milk Vetch</h3>
 
'''Common Name:''' Santa Barbara Milk Vetch</h3>
A finely textured shrub that does well in a dry garden among grasses or evergreen shrubs. Needs good drainage. Caution: may be toxic.<br>
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:A finely textured shrub that does well in a dry garden among grasses or evergreen shrubs. Needs good drainage. Caution: may be toxic.
  
 
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'''Plant Family:''' Fabaceae
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:'''Plant Family:''' Fabaceae
  
'''Plant Type:''' Perennial
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:'''Plant Type:''' Perennial
  
'''Height by Width:''' 3' H x 3' W
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:'''Height by Width:''' 3' H x 3' W
  
'''Growth Habit:''' 0
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:'''Growth Habit:'''  
  
'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Deciduous
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:'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Deciduous
  
'''Growth Rate:''' Fast
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:'''Growth Rate:''' Fast
  
'''Sun Exposure:''' Coast: full sun; Inland: part sun
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:'''Sun Exposure:''' Coast: full sun; Inland: part sun
  
'''Soil Preference:''' Well-draining
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:'''Soil Preference:''' Well-draining
  
'''Water Requirements:''' Drought-tolerant to occasional
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:'''Water Requirements:''' Drought-tolerant to occasional
  
'''Cold Hardy to:''' 0
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:'''Cold Hardy to:'''  
  
'''Flower Season:''' Spring
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:'''Flower Season:''' Spring
  
'''Flower Color:''' White-lavender
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:'''Flower Color:''' White-lavender
  
'''Endangered?''' Not Listed
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:'''Endangered?:''' Not Listed
  
'''Distribution:''' Outer South Coast Ranges, southern portions of Inner South Coast Ranges, South Coast, Channel Islands, Western Transverse Ranges, w. Peninsular
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:'''Distribution:''' Outer South Coast Ranges, southern portions of Inner South Coast Ranges, South Coast, Channel Islands, Western Transverse Ranges, w. Peninsular
  
'''Natural Habitat:''' Open, grassy areas, bluffs, rocky sites. Elevation: 0 - 3,600'
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:'''Natural Habitat:''' Open, grassy areas, bluffs, rocky sites. Elevation: 0 - 3,600'
  
'''Hummingbirds:''' FALSE<br>
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'''Birds:''' TRUE<br>
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'''Under Oaks:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Butterflies:''' TRUE<br>
 
'''Clay:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Aromatic:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Slope/Erosion:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Container:''' FALSE<br>
 
  
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'''Care and Maintenance'''<br>
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:'''History'''<br>
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'''History'''<br>
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:'''Other Names'''<br>
  
'''Other Names'''<br>
 
  
'''Links'''<br>
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Latest revision as of 05:18, 17 April 2009

Botanical Name: Astragalus trichopodus
Common Name: Santa Barbara Milk Vetch

A finely textured shrub that does well in a dry garden among grasses or evergreen shrubs. Needs good drainage. Caution: may be toxic.

Plant Family: Fabaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 3' H x 3' W
Growth Habit:
Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Coast: full sun; Inland: part sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: White-lavender
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: Outer South Coast Ranges, southern portions of Inner South Coast Ranges, South Coast, Channel Islands, Western Transverse Ranges, w. Peninsular
Natural Habitat: Open, grassy areas, bluffs, rocky sites. Elevation: 0 - 3,600'

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Care and Maintenance


History


Other Names


Links