Herb latin name: Astragalus multiceps

Family: Leguminosae

Description of the plant:


30 cm
(11 3/4 inch)

Known hazards of Astragalus multiceps:

Many members of this genus contain toxic glycosides. All species with edible seedpods can be distinguished by their fleshy round or oval seedpod that looks somewhat like a greengage. A number of species can also accumulate toxic levels of selenium when grown in soils that are relatively rich in that element.

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.