Astragalus L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 755 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Temp. & Subtropical Old World to Tropical African Mountains, N. America to Honduras, Ecuador to S. South America.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Alabama, Alaska, Albania, Alberta, Aleutian Is., Algeria, Altay, Amur, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Arkansas, Assam, Austria, Baleares, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Bolivia, British Columbia, Bulgaria, Burundi, Buryatiya, California, Canary Is., Cape Verde, Central European Rus, Chad, Chile Central, Chile North, Chile South, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, Colorado, Connecticut, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Djibouti, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, East Himalaya, Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Finland, Florida, France, Free State, Galápagos, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Greenland, Guatemala, Gulf States, Honduras, Hungary, Idaho, Illinois, India, Indiana, Inner Mongolia, Iowa, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Japan, Kamchatka, Kansas, Kazakhstan, Kentucky, Kenya, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kriti, Krym, Kuril Is., Kuwait, KwaZulu-Natal, Labrador, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Louisiana, Madeira, Magadan, Maine, Malawi, Mali, Manchuria, Manitoba, Maryland, Mauritania, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Mongolia, Montana, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nebraska, Nepal, Netherlands, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Newfoundland, Niger, North Carolina, North Caucasus, North Dakota, North European Russi, Northern Provinces, Northwest European R, Northwest Territorie, Norway, Nunavut, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oman, Ontario, Oregon, Pakistan, Palestine, Pennsylvania, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Qinghai, Québec, Romania, Rwanda, Sakhalin, Sardegna, Saskatchewan, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, Sinai, Socotra, Somalia, South Carolina, South Dakota, South European Russi, Spain, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tennessee, Texas, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay, Utah, Uzbekistan, Vermont, Vietnam, Virginia, Washington, West Himalaya, West Siberia, West Virginia, Western Sahara, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yemen, Yugoslavia, Yukon, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Massachusetts, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Arevschatian, I.G. (2011). The subgenus Astragalus of the genus Astragalus in Southern Transcaucasia. Takhtajania 1: 69-84.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1968). Flora Europaea 2: 1-469. Cambridge University Press.

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 335 (1754).
  • Sp. Pl.: 755 (1753)

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • L., Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 335 (1754)
  • Sp. Pl.: 755 (1753)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
unknown [s.n.], USA K000264015 Yes
Rico, L. [1277], Bolivia K000295096 No
Rico, L. [1915], Morocco K000564900 No
Rico, L. [1928], Morocco K000564888 No
Rico, L. [1713], Armenia K000297241 No
Rico, L. [2233], Syria K000764180 No
Rico, L. [1712], Armenia K000661665 No
Rico, L. [2261], Syria K000764205 No
Rico, L. [1787], Armenia K000297288 No
Rico, L. [1709b], Armenia K000661661 No
Rico, L. [1925], Morocco K000564891 No
Rico, L. [1940], Morocco K000564878 No
Rico, L. [1880], Tunisia K000296056 No
Rico, L. [1800], Armenia K000661343 No
Rico, L. [1645], Bolivia K000295097 No
Rico, L. [1879], Tunisia K000296052 No
Rico, L. [1511], Bolivia K000295174 No
Rico, L. [1927], Morocco K000564889 No

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Legumes of the World Online

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0