Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Canadian Milk Vetch

Canadian Milk Vetch

Astragalus canadensis

Full to part sun, moderately wet to moderately dry moisture level, loamy soil only, slightly acid to alkaline pH.  1-4 ft. height, blooms in summer, cream flowers, spreads by rhizomes.

Germination Code:  C(10), H, I

Native Region:  Lightly statewide, mostly concentrated in Central Basin Plateau

Legume that attracts hummingbirds and butterflies.

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