Taxon  Report   925 
Astragalus purshii  Douglas  var. tinctus  M. E. Jones
Pursh's milk vetch,  Woollypod milkvetch
Astragalus purshii var. tinctus
© 2005 Steve Matson
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Astragalus purshii var. tinctus
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Astragalus purshii var. tinctus
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Astragalus purshii var. tinctus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Astragalus purshii var. tinctus
© 2005 Steve Matson
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus
Parent Record Astragalus purshii
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Astragalus candelarius
PLANTS: Astragalus leucolobus ssp. consectus
PLANTS: Astragalus purshii var. longilobus
ICPN: Astragalus inflexus var. flocculatus
ICPN: Astragalus inflexus var. ordensis
ICPN: Astragalus purshii var. gavisus
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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: Jul 21, 2018).

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