Taxon  Report   916 
Astragalus preussii  A. Gray  var. preussii 
Desert milkvetch,  Preuss's milk vetch

Astragalus preussii var. preussii
© 2002 Gary A. Monroe
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
© 2006 Rich Crawford
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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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Astragalus preussii var. latus
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.


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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 25, 2015).

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