This really is an unmistakable and unique plant! With visitors from many different types of pollinators from bees to hummingbirds it can really bring in interesting wildlife. As a member of the pea family it has a distinct look with the compound leaves resembling waving palms on the breeze. The flowers are quite attractive with the white to sometimes creamy green white color are really an unexpected surprise. Consider Astragalus canadensis (Canadian Milk Vetch) as a featured plant in a native garden or in any landscape.
Sun Exposure Prairie/Savanna
Soil Conditions Mesic, Dry Mesic
Flower Color White
Flower Time June-August
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