Taxon  Report   956 
Astragalus whitneyi  A. Gray  var. whitneyi 
Balloonpod milkvetch,  Whitney's milk vetch
Astragalus whitneyi var. whitneyi
© 2016 John Doyen
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Astragalus whitneyi var. whitneyi
© 2015 John Doyen
Astragalus whitneyi var. whitneyi
© 2010 Barry Breckling
Astragalus whitneyi var. whitneyi, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Astragalus whitneyi var. whitneyi
© 2010 Barry Breckling
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus
Parent Record Astragalus whitneyi
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PLANTS: Astragalus whitneyi ssp. pinosus
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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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