Calflora
Taxon  Report   879    
Astragalus magdalenae  Greene  var. peirsonii  (Munz & J. McBurney) Barneby
Peirson's milk vetch,   Peirsons locoweed
Astragalus magdalenae var. peirsonii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and also found in Baja California and Arizona.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   CNDDB
State of California status: Endangered. Federal status: Threatened.
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Observation Search
(89 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

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

Habitat: dunes

Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSAstragalus peirsonii
More information about  Astragalus magdalenae var. peirsonii

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: 09/18/2021).