Taxon  Report   805    
Astragalus austiniae  A. Gray
Austin's milk vetch,  Austin's milkvetch
Astragalus austiniae
© 2008 Steven Perry
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Astragalus austiniae
© 2006 Steve Tyron
Astragalus austiniae
© 2012 Steve Matson
Astragalus austiniae, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Astragalus austiniae
© 2013 James Gonsman
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus
Communities: Subalpine Forest

Habitat: ridges

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

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More information about  Astragalus austiniae
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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 16, 2019).