Calflora
Taxon  Report   886    
Astragalus monoensis  Barneby
Mono milk vetch,  Mono milkvetch
Astragalus monoensis
© 2012 Nicholas Jensen
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Astragalus monoensis
© Benjamin C. Hammett2001 California Academy of Sciences
Astragalus monoensis
© 2008 Steve Matson
Astragalus monoensis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Rare .

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Astragalus monoensis
© Benjamin C. Hammett 2001 California Academy of Sciences
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Red Fir Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS: Astragalus monoensis var. monoensis
ICPN: Astragalus monoensis var. ravenii
More information about  Astragalus monoensis
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 (ASMO9)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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 20, 2018).

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