Taxon  Report   952 
Astragalus whitneyi  A. Gray
Whitney's milk vetch,  balloonpod milkvetch
Astragalus whitneyi, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Astragalus whitneyi
© 2006 Steve Matson
Astragalus whitneyi
© 2006 Steve Matson
Sagebrush Scrub, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, Yellow Pine Forest, Northern Oak Woodland, Northern Juniper Woodland
Habitat: slopes, ridges [Walker]
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Astragalus whitneyi var. confusus
Astragalus whitneyi var. lenophyllus
Astragalus whitneyi var. siskiyouensis
Astragalus whitneyi var. whitneyi
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 30, 2015).

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