All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Menzies Rattleweed</strong>
<em>Astragalus nuttallii</em> / Pea Family
Carmel, CA - Pt. Lobos State Preserve
June 29, 2006<br>
This plant has very distinctive seedpods, so it was pretty easy to identify. The pods rattle when the seeds are r...
Menzies Rattleweed
Astragalus nuttallii / Pea Family
Carmel, CA - Pt. Lobos State Preserve
June 29, 2006

This plant has very distinctive seedpods, so it was pretty easy to identify. The pods rattle when the seeds are ripe. Plants in the Astragalus species are highly poisonous to cattle, horses, and sheep, they contain selenium, nitro compounds, swainsonine.


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