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, Arizona, Baja California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   CNPS Inventory

It is listed by the State of California as Endangered and by the Federal Government as 'Threatened '.
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
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 + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Astragalus peirsonii
More information about  Astragalus magdalenae var. peirsonii
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (ASMAP)


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 21, 2019).