Astragalus asymmetricus

Astragalus asymmetricus

San Joaquin milkvetch



  • Grows in full sun 6 to 12 inches tall
  • Poisonous
  • Balloon fruit, cream to yellow flowers
  • Found in Carquinez Straits and Altamont sections
  • also reported in Diablo, Hamilton, Livermore and brackish, & freshwater marshes in Valley sections

Carquinez Straits RP


1 gallon

bloom season Apr
pollinators Butterflies
flower color Cream
sun Full Sun
soil Good
habitat Grassland
bloom season Jun
water Low
bloom season May
water Mod
soil Moderate
sun Part Shade
water Very low
soil Well-drained
dormancy winter

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