Taxon  Report   805 
Astragalus austiniae  Brewer & S. Watson
Austin's milk vetch,  Austin's milkvetch
Astragalus austiniae
© 2006 Steve Tyron
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Astragalus austiniae
© 2012 Steve Matson
Astragalus austiniae
© 2014 Steven Perry
Astragalus austiniae, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Astragalus austiniae
© 2008 Steven Perry
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus
Community:
Subalpine Forest
Habitat: ridges [CNPS Inventory]
Distribution by County 

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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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XWALK: Astragalus austinae
More information about  Astragalus austiniae
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Feb 13, 2016).

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