Herb latin name: Astragalus strobiliferus
Synonyms: Astracantha strobilifera
Description of the plant:
(3 1/4 inch)
Medicinal use of Astragalus strobiliferus:None known
Known hazards of Astragalus strobiliferus: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.