milk vetch

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Young-Cheul Kim, a UMass Amherst assistant professor of nutrition and an expert in how fat cells develop in the body, will study molecular-level biological function of certain medicinal herbs such as the vetch, Astragalus, also known as milk vetch or huang chi.
In Zion National Park in Utah, the Shivwits milk vetch, a perennial herb, reads the soil for moistire and waits it out underground when water is scarce.
Warden Robert Smith said: "Normally only the golfers can admire and enjoy the wildflowers such as the splendid orchids and the purple milk vetch.
Further inland, indigenous species listed as threatened - such as the California gnatcatcher and Braunton's milk vetch, a flowering plant - will gain a permanent, protected environment that will help stabilize their population.