Taxon  Report   946    
Astragalus trichopodus  (Nutt.) A. Gray
Santa barbara milk vetch,  Santa barbara milkvetch
Astragalus trichopodus
© 2011 Aaron Arthur
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Astragalus trichopodus
© 2015 Keir Morse
Astragalus trichopodus
© 2015 Keir Morse
Astragalus trichopodus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Astragalus trichopodus
© 2003 Yulan Tong
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Astragalus trichopodus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 16, 2019).