Taxon  Report   823    
Astragalus curtipes  A. Gray
Morro milkvetch,  San luis obispo milkvetch, South coast milk vetch
Astragalus curtipes
© 2008 Gary A. Monroe
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Astragalus curtipes
© 2010 Gary A. Monroe
Astragalus curtipes, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Astragalus curtipes
© 2010 Gary A. Monroe
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Coastal Strand

Serpentine affinity: 1.8; (weak indicator)

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Astragalus curtipes
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 20, 2019).