Calflora
Taxon  Report   822 
Astragalus crotalariae  (Benth.) Torr.
Salton milk vetch,  Salton milkvetch
Astragalus crotalariae
© 2010 Thomas Stoughton
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Astragalus crotalariae
© 2010 Thomas Stoughton
Astragalus crotalariae
© 2011 Duncan S. Bell
Astragalus crotalariae, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, Arizona, Baja California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Astragalus crotalariae
© 2005 Aaron Schusteff
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus
Community:
Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

ICPN: Astragalus limatus
More information about  Astragalus crotalariae
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 (ASCR5)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 21, 2018).

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