Taxon  Report   902 
Astragalus oophorus  S. Watson  var. lavinii  Barneby
Lavin's milk vetch,  Lavin's milkvetch
Astragalus oophorus var. lavinii
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Astragalus oophorus var. lavinii
© 2010 Steve Matson
Astragalus oophorus var. lavinii
© 2010 Steve Matson
Astragalus oophorus var. lavinii, 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 oophorus var. lavinii
© 2010 Steve Matson
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus
Parent Record Astragalus oophorus
Sagebrush Scrub
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TJM2: Astragalus oophorous var. lavinii
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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 30, 2017).

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