Taxon  Report   866 
Astragalus lentiginosus  Hook.  var. kernensis  (Jepson) Barneby
Kern plateau milk vetch,  Kern plateau milkvetch
Astragalus lentiginosus var. kernensis
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Astragalus lentiginosus var. kernensis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and Nevada.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Astragalus lentiginosus var. kernensis
© 2011 Amber Swanson
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus
Parent Record Astragalus lentiginosus
Subalpine Forest
Habitat: meadows [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Occurs in wetlands in another region, but occurs almost always under natural conditions in non wetlands in California [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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PLANTS: Astragalus lentiginosus var. charlestonensis
More information about  Astragalus lentiginosus var. kernensis
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 26, 2016).

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