Taxon  Report   940 
Astragalus tener  A. Gray  var. tener 
alkali milk vetch, alkali milkvetch
Astragalus tener var. tener, a dicot, is an annual 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 tener var. tener
© 2009 Barry Rice
Astragalus tener var. tener
© 1991 Dean Wm. Taylor
Communities: Valley Grassland, Alkali Sink, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian
Habitat: playas, vernal-pools [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus
Parent Record Astragalus tener.
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
 Information about  Astragalus tener var. tener  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (ASTET2)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 30, 2014).

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