Astragalus pectinatus
(Narrowleaf Milkvetch)
Family: Fabaceae (Pea)
  
Astragalus pectinatus has long (2 to 5 cm), curved linear leaflets. White flowers hang in a raceme. Plump fruits become woody at maturity.  Narrowleaf Milkvetch grows on dry sites on the eastern plains and northwest Colorado.

Vegetation zone:  Plains (3500 - 7000 ft.)
Time of bloom:  May - June
Origin:  Native
Eastern Colorado Wildflowers