Aleppo Milkvetch

Astragalus aleppicus

Astragalus aleppicus is a perennial herb of the Fabaceae family, grows in the Middle East. it has light-cream colored flowers. one of the known host plants of the endangered Tomares nesimachus butterfly.
Astragalus aleppicus in Pura reserve. 

one of the known hosts of the endangered butterfly Tomares nesimachus:

https://www.jungledragon.com/image/73201/tomares_nesimachus_-_an_endangered_butterfly.html Aleppo Milkvetch,Astragalus aleppicus,Geotagged,Israel,Winter

Naming

synonyms:
Astragalus feinbruniae
Astragalus galilaeus
Astragalus gileadensis
Astragalus postii

Distribution

Turkey to Israel

Habitat

mainly in Loess soil

References:

Some text fragments are auto parsed from Wikipedia.

http://flora.org.il/en/plants/ASTALP/
Taxonomy
KingdomPlantae
DivisionAngiosperms
ClassEudicots
OrderFabales
FamilyFabaceae
GenusAstragalus
SpeciesAstragalus aleppicus
Photographed in
Israel