Taxon  Report   891 
Astragalus nutans  M.E. Jones
Lax flowered locoweed,  Providence mountain milkvetch, Providence mtns. milk vetch
Astragalus nutans
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Astragalus nutans
© 2014 John Doyen
Astragalus nutans
© 2010 James M. Andre
Astragalus nutans, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.3 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Astragalus nutans
© 2010 James M. Andre
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus
Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Astragalus chuckwallae
ICPN: Astragalus deserticola
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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 21, 2016).

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