Taxon  Report   8882 
Astragalus claranus  Jeps.
Clara Hunt's milk vetch
Astragalus claranus
© 2012 John Game
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Astragalus claranus
© 2014 Robert E. Preston, Ph.D.
Astragalus claranus
© 2011 Jake Ruygt
Astragalus claranus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Threatened and by the Federal Government as 'Endangered '.

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Astragalus claranus
© Roxanne Bittman and CNPS
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   3 (strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + JM93
PLANTS spelling variant of Astragalus clarianus
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TJM2: Astragalus clarianus
More information about  Astragalus claranus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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: Jun 28, 2016).

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