Astragalus drummondii
(Drummond's Milkvetch)
Family: Fabaceae (Pea)
Astragalus drummondii is a relatively tall (up to 2 feet) white-flowered species. Leaves are densely pubescent, giving the plant a gray-green appearance. For Astragalus spp. and Oxytropis spp., the direction of the flowers often predicts the direction of the fruit. For Drummond's Milkvetch, both the flowers and fruits hang down from an upright raceme.

Vegetation zone:  Plains, Foothills, Montane (4200 - 9500 ft.)
Time of bloom:  May - June
Origin:  Native
Eastern Colorado Wildflowers