Calflora
Taxon  Report   899    
Astragalus obscurus  S. Watson
Arcane milkvetch,  Basalt milk vetch
Astragalus obscurus
© 1993 Gary A. Monroe
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Astragalus obscurus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Astragalus obscurus
© 2006 Steve Matson
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

 
More information about  Astragalus obscurus
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 (ASOB4)

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 19, 2018).

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