Taxon  Report   9029 
Astragalus atratus  S. Wats.
Mourning milkvetch
Astragalus atratus
© 2011 Dana York
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Astragalus atratus
© 2011 Dana York
Astragalus atratus
© 2008 Mary Winter
Astragalus atratus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Astragalus atratus
© 2013 Gary A. Monroe
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Sagebrush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Astragalus atratus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 18, 2018).

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