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Taxon: Astragalus cicer L.

 
Genus: Astragalus
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Subtribe: Astragalinae
Nomen number: 5753
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:757. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 28-Oct-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Apr-2000
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 31 (26 active, 21 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage (grazing fide Leg WorldEc)
  • Bee plants:
  • Environmental:
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Leg NEurasia)

Distributional Range:

    Native



    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Turkey (e.)
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation [Checheno-Ingushetia, Dagestan, Kabardino-Balkaria, Karachay-Cherkessia, North Ossetia, Krasnodar, Stavropol]
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation [Kurgan, Sverdlovsk]

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Bulgaria, Italy (n.), Yugoslavia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Spain (n. & e.)


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Duke, J. A. Handbook of legumes of world economic importance. 1981 (Leg WorldEc)
  3. Graham, E. H. Legumes for erosion control and wildlife. USDA Misc. Publ. 412. 1941 (Leg ErWild)
  4. Ortega-Sada, J. L. Flora de interes apicola y polinizacion de cultivos. (F Int Apico)
  5. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  6. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)
  7. Welsh, S. L. et al. A Utah flora. Great Basin Naturalist Mem. 9. (F Utah)
  8. Yakovlev, G. P. et al. Legumes of Northern Eurasia. 1996 (Leg NEurasia)

Check other web resources for Astragalus cicer L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2021. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://grinczech.vurv.cz/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=5753. Accessed 20 September 2021.