Taxon  Report   847    
Astragalus iodanthus  S. Watson  var. iodanthus 
Humboldt river milk vetch,  Humboldt river milkvetch
Astragalus iodanthus var. iodanthus
© 2014 Steve Matson
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Astragalus iodanthus var. iodanthus
© 2012 Dana York
Astragalus iodanthus var. iodanthus
© 1986 Gary A. Monroe
Astragalus iodanthus var. iodanthus, 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 iodanthus var. iodanthus
© 2012 Dana York
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus
Parent: Astragalus iodanthus
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Astragalus iodanthus var. iodanthus
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).