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Astragalus pomonensis - Pomona Milkvetch, Pomona Locoweed (Seed)

Astragalus pomonensis - Pomona Milkvetch, Pomona Locoweed (Seed)

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  • Astragalus pomonensis - Pomona Milkvetch, Pomona Locoweed (Seed)

    Astragalus pomonensis - Pomona Milkvetch, Pomona Locoweed (Seed)

    This bushy perennial forms a clump of thick, hollow stems up to about 3 feet tall. The inflorescence is a large array of up to 45 cream-colored flowers which are followed by bladder-like pods. Caution: may be toxic.

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    Plant Characteristics
    Species NameAstragalus pomonensis
    Common NamePomona Milkvetch, Pomona Locoweed
    Plant TypePerennials
    Height by Width3ft. x 3ft.
    Flower ColorWhite, Cream, Yellow, Gold
    Flowering MonthsMarch, April, May
    Sun ExposureInland-Sun
    Water RequirementLow
    Soil TypeSand, fast draining
    Sowing SeasonFall/Winter
    Sowing Difficulty Level*Easy

    * Sowing difficulty levels:
    • Easy: Sow in-ground or in pots with simple or no pretreatment
    • Moderate: Sow in-ground or in pots with pretreatment; may produce staggered germination
    • Difficult: Sow in pots with pretreatment and stratification; may produce staggered germination
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