Taxon  Report   883    
Astragalus mohavensis  S. Watson
Mohave locoweed,  Mojave milk vetch, Mojave milkvetch
Astragalus mohavensis
© 2007 James M. Andre
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Astragalus mohavensis
© 2008 Aaron Schusteff
Astragalus mohavensis
© 2010 James M. Andre
Astragalus mohavensis, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Astragalus mohavensis
© 2007 James M. Andre
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Joshua Tree Woodland, Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

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More information about  Astragalus mohavensis
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 18, 2019).