Calflora
Taxon  Report   796    
Astragalus agrestis  Douglas ex G. Don
Purple loco weed
Astragalus agrestis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   CNPS Inventory
Observation Search
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus

Wetlands:
Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Astragalus danicus var. dasyglottis
PLANTS: Astragalus dasyglottis
PLANTS: Astragalus goniatus
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More information about  Astragalus agrestis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (ASAG2)


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: Dec 09, 2019).