Taxon  Report   795    
Astragalus agnicidus  Barneby
Humboldt milk vetch,  Humboldt milkvetch
Astragalus agnicidus
© 2005 Jennifer L. Kalt
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Astragalus agnicidus
© 2004 Dean Wm. Taylor
Astragalus agnicidus
© 2013 Aaron Arthur
Astragalus agnicidus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Endangered .

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details)

point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Astragalus agnicidus
© 2005 Jennifer L. Kalt
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus
Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest

Habitat: openings, disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Astragalus agnicidus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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website references from Google

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 18, 2018).