Calflora
Taxon  Report   844    
Astragalus insularis  Kellogg  var. harwoodii  Munz & McBurney
Harwood's milk vetch,  Harwood's milkvetch
Astragalus insularis var. harwoodii
© 2010 Neal Kramer
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Astragalus insularis var. harwoodii
© 2012 Keir Morse
Astragalus insularis var. harwoodii
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Astragalus insularis var. harwoodii, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, Arizona, Sonora, Mexico.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Astragalus insularis var. harwoodii
© 2012 Keir Morse
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus
Parent: Astragalus insularis
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub

Habitat: dunes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Astragalus harwoodii
More information about  Astragalus insularis var. harwoodii
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 (ASINH)

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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 18, 2018).

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