Nuttall's Milkvetch grows on coastal bluffs and along the coastal strand. If the conditions are harsh with salt spray or drought they will be soft, fuzzy gray. If the conditions are easy and life good they will be green. Flowers are a light yellow white. Tolerates high sodium soils near coast. Beach sand to adode. Since this Astragalus has presence all year this locoweed makes a good small scale groundcover with a distinct character and flowers. Will drive people loco trying to figure out what it is. Astragalus nuttallii is also know as, Astragalus Menziesii or A. vestitus var. Menziesii.
Astragalus nuttallii tolerates seaside conditions, salt, sand and clay.
Astragalus nuttallii is great for a bird garden.
Foliage of Astragalus nuttallii has color green and is evergreen.
Flower of Astragalus nuttallii has color white.
Communities for Astragalus nuttallii:Coastal Sage Scrub and Coastal Strand.