Calflora
Taxon  Report   851    
Astragalus kentrophyta  A. Gray  var. danaus  (Barneby) Barneby
Sweetwater mountains milkvetch,  Sweetwater mtns. milk vetch
Astragalus kentrophyta var. danaus
© 2005 Steve Matson
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Astragalus kentrophyta var. danaus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Astragalus kentrophyta var. danaus
© 2005 Steve Matson
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus
Parent: Astragalus kentrophyta
Communities: Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Astragalus kentrophyta ssp. danaus
More information about  Astragalus kentrophyta var. danaus
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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 16, 2018).