Calflora
Taxon  Report   897    
Astragalus nuttallii  (Torr. & A. Gray) J. T. Howell  var. nuttallii 
Nuttall's milkvetch,  Ocean bluff milk vetch
Astragalus nuttallii var. nuttallii
© 2006 Steve Matson
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Astragalus nuttallii var. nuttallii
© 2015 Zoya Akulova
Astragalus nuttallii var. nuttallii
© 2010 Chris Winchell
Astragalus nuttallii var. nuttallii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Astragalus nuttallii var. nuttallii
© 2015 Zoya Akulova
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus
Parent: Astragalus nuttallii
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Astragalus menziesii
More information about  Astragalus nuttallii var. nuttallii
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 (ASNUN2)

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 16, 2018).

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