Calflora
Taxon  Report   852    
Astragalus kentrophyta  A. Gray  var. elatus  S. Watson
Spiny leaved milk vetch,   Spiny leaved milkvetch
Astragalus kentrophyta var. elatus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and also found in Nevada.
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   CNDDB
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Observation Search
(23 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: Fabaceae  
Genus: Astragalus
Parent: Astragalus kentrophyta

Communities: Subalpine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSAstragalus impensis
PLANTSAstragalus kentrophyta ssp. elatus
More information about  Astragalus kentrophyta var. elatus

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 10/25/2021).