Calflora
Taxon  Report   896    
Astragalus nuttallii  (Torr. & A. Gray) J. T. Howell
Loco weed,  Nuttall's milkvetch, Ocean bluff milk vetch
Astragalus nuttallii
© 2005 Dean Wm. Taylor
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Astragalus nuttallii
© 2015 Zoya Akulova
Astragalus nuttallii
© 2012 Vernon Smith
Astragalus nuttallii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Astragalus nuttallii
© 2015 Zoya Akulova
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Coastal Strand

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
More information about  Astragalus nuttallii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (ASNU5)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 15, 2018).

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