Taxon  Report   928 
Astragalus pycnostachyus  A. Gray  var. pycnostachyus 
Marsh milk vetch,  Marsh milkvetch
Astragalus pycnostachyus var. pycnostachyus
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Astragalus pycnostachyus var. pycnostachyus
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Astragalus pycnostachyus var. pycnostachyus
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Astragalus pycnostachyus var. pycnostachyus, 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.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Astragalus pycnostachyus var. pycnostachyus
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus
Parent Record Astragalus pycnostachyus
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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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 23, 2016).

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