Taxon  Report   927 
Astragalus pycnostachyus  A. Gray  var. lanosissimus  (Rydb.) Munz
Ventura marsh milk vetch,  Ventura marsh milkvetch
Astragalus pycnostachyus var. lanosissimus
© 2005 Dieter Wilken
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Astragalus pycnostachyus var. lanosissimus
© 2007 Nicholas Jensen
Astragalus pycnostachyus var. lanosissimus
© 2007 Nicholas Jensen
Astragalus pycnostachyus var. lanosissimus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Endangered and by the Federal Government as 'Endangered '.

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Astragalus pycnostachyus var. lanosissimus
© 2007 Nicholas Jensen
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus
Parent Record Astragalus pycnostachyus
Coastal Salt Marsh, wetland-riparian
Habitat: salt-marsh, coastal [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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More information about  Astragalus pycnostachyus var. lanosissimus
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 25, 2016).

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