Taxon  Report   812    
Astragalus calycosus  Torr. ex S. Watson  var. calycosus 
Torrey's milk vetch,  Torrey's milkvetch
Astragalus calycosus var. calycosus
© 2013 Ron Wolf
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Astragalus calycosus var. calycosus
© 2010 Steve Matson
Astragalus calycosus var. calycosus
© 2009 Steve Matson
Astragalus calycosus var. calycosus, a dicot, is a 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 calycosus var. calycosus
© 2013 Ron Wolf
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus
Parent: Astragalus calycosus
Communities: Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Astragalus calycosus var. mancus
More information about  Astragalus calycosus var. calycosus
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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Dec 16, 2018).