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Astragalus anxius  Meinke & Kaye
Troubled milk vetch,  Troubled milkvetch
Astragalus anxius
© 2007 F. Gauna
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Astragalus anxius
© Susan Cochrane and CNPS
Astragalus anxius
© 2009 F. Gauna
Astragalus anxius, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Astragalus tegetarioides
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Astragalus anxius
© 2012 Steve Matson
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Lodgepole Forest, Red Fir Forest, Northern Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Astragalus tegetarioides var. anxius
CNPS: Astragalus tegetarioides
More information about  Astragalus anxius
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).