Taxon  Report   838    
Astragalus gambelianus  E. Sheld.
Dwarf loco weed,  Gambel's dwarf milk vetch, Gambel's locoweed
Astragalus gambelianus
© 2015 John Doyen
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Astragalus gambelianus
© 2011 Thomas Reyes
Astragalus gambelianus
© 2010 Anna Bennett
Astragalus gambelianus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

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Astragalus gambelianus
© 2011 Barry Breckling
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus
Communities: Foothill Woodland, Southern Oak Woodland, Coastal Sage Scrub

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Astragalus gambelianus ssp. elmeri
More information about  Astragalus gambelianus
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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 10, 2018).

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