Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Astragalus cicer L. image
Photographer: Kurt Stüber           

Kurt Stüber
Family Fabaceae
Astragalus cicer L.
chickpea milk-vetch, cicer
Astragalus: from Greek astragalos meaning "ankle bone" and an early name applied to some plants in this family because of the shape of the seeds; also could mean "star" or "milk"
cicer: classical Latin name for chickpea
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Status: Introduced - escaped
Plant: perennial forb
(Glossary)

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