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Astragalus preussii  A. Gray  var. preussii 
Desert milkvetch,   Preuss's milk vetch
Astragalus preussii var. preussii is a perennial herb that is native to California, and also found in Arizona; Nevada and Utah.
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   CNDDB
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Parent: Astragalus preussii
Genus: Astragalus
Family: Fabaceae  
Category: angiosperm  

Communities: Shadscale Scrub, Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSAstragalus preussii var. latus
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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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 08/15/2022).