Taxon  Report   794 
Astragalus acutirostris  S. Watson
Beaked rattle weed,  Keel beak, Sharpkeel milkvetch
Astragalus acutirostris
© 2008 Steve Matson
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Astragalus acutirostris
© 2011 Steve Matson
Astragalus acutirostris
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Astragalus acutirostris, a dicot, is an annual 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 acutirostris
© 2011 Steve Matson
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus
Joshua Tree Woodland, Creosote Bush Scrub
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Astragalus acutirostris
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: Jan 17, 2018).

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