Taxon  Report   8567    
Astragalus cicer  L.
Cicer milkvetch
Astragalus cicer
© 2013 Jean Pawek
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Astragalus cicer
© 2011 Steven Perry
Astragalus cicer
© 2011 Steven Perry
Astragalus cicer, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California.

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Astragalus cicer
© 2013 Steve Matson
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

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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 19, 2019).