Calflora
Taxon  Report   891    
Astragalus nutans  M. E. Jones
Lax flowered locoweed,  Providence Mountain milkvetch
Astragalus nutans, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and and is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   CNPS Inventory
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Observation Search
(130 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus

Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Astragalus chuckwallae
ICPN: Astragalus deserticola
More information about  Astragalus nutans
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (ASNU3)


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 13, 2020).