Calflora
Taxon  Report   800    
Astragalus anxius  Meinke & Kaye
Troubled milk vetch,  Troubled milkvetch
Astragalus anxius
© 2012 Steve Matson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Astragalus anxius
© 2009 F. Gauna
Astragalus anxius
© 2007 F. Gauna
Astragalus anxius, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Astragalus tegetarioides
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Astragalus anxius
© Susan Cochrane and CNPS
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Lodgepole Forest, Red Fir Forest, Northern Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Astragalus tegetarioides var. anxius
CNPS: Astragalus tegetarioides
More information about  Astragalus anxius
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (ASAN18)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 21, 2018).

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