Taxon  Report   810 
Astragalus breweri  A. Gray
Brewer's milk vetch,  Brewer's milkvetch
Astragalus breweri
© 2018 David Greenberger
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Astragalus breweri
© 2018 David Greenberger
Astragalus breweri
© 1996 Doreen L. Smith
Astragalus breweri, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Astragalus breweri
© 2015 John Doyen
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus
Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland
Habitat: meadows
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   3.2 (strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jun 18, 2018).

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