Taxon  Report   810    
Astragalus breweri  A. Gray
Brewer's milk vetch,  Brewer's milkvetch
Astragalus breweri
© 2015 John Doyen
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Astragalus breweri
© 2018 David Greenberger
Astragalus breweri
© 1996 Doreen L. Smith
Astragalus breweri, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Astragalus breweri
© 2018 David Greenberger
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus
Communities: Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland

Serpentine affinity: 3.2; (strong indicator)

Habitat: meadows

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Astragalus breweri
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 17, 2019).