Taxon  Report   805 
Astragalus austiniae  Brewer & S. Watson
Austin's milk vetch,  Austin's milkvetch
Astragalus austiniae
© 2006 Steve Tyron
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Astragalus austiniae
© 2012 Steve Matson
Astragalus austiniae
© 2014 Steven Perry
Astragalus austiniae, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Astragalus austiniae
© 2008 Steven Perry
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus
Subalpine Forest
Habitat: ridges
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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XWALK: Astragalus austinae
More information about  Astragalus austiniae
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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: Feb 18, 2018).

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