Taxon  Report   915 
Astragalus preussii  A. Gray  var. laxiflorus  A. Gray
Lancaster milk vetch,  Lancaster milkvetch
Astragalus preussii var. laxiflorus
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Astragalus preussii var. laxiflorus
© 2010 James M. Andre
Astragalus preussii var. laxiflorus
© 2010 James M. Andre
Astragalus preussii var. laxiflorus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and Arizona, Nevada.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Astragalus preussii var. laxiflorus
© 2010 James M. Andre
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus
Parent Record Astragalus preussii
Shadscale Scrub
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PLANTS: Astragalus crotalariae var. davidsonii
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 19, 2018).

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