Taxon  Report   916 
Astragalus preussii  A. Gray  var. preussii 
Desert milkvetch,  Preuss's milk vetch
Astragalus preussii var. preussii
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Astragalus preussii var. preussii
© 2015 John Doyen
Astragalus preussii var. preussii
© 2015 John Doyen
Astragalus preussii var. preussii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and Arizona, Nevada, Utah.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Astragalus preussii var. preussii
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Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus
Parent Record Astragalus preussii
Creosote Bush Scrub, Shadscale Scrub
Wetlands:Occurs in wetlands in another region, but occurs almost always under natural conditions in non wetlands in California [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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PLANTS: Astragalus preussii var. latus
More information about  Astragalus preussii var. preussii
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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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