Cicer milkvetch is a long-lived perennial legume introduced from Europe. While it has a wide range of adaptability, it performs best in areas of higher moisture throughout the Intermountain West. Cicer milkvetch is considered a non-bloating legume and produces good quality forage for livestock and wildlife. Cold-hardy and tolerant of wetter soils. Also useful in reclamation and erosion control seed blends. It can be grown without irrigation in areas receiving at least 15 inches of precipitation.
Scientific Name: Astragalus cicer