Taxon  Report   853    
Astragalus kentrophyta  A. Gray  var. tegetarius  (S. Watson) Dorn
Mat milk vetch,  Mat milkvetch
Astragalus kentrophyta var. tegetarius
© 2008 Ron Wolf
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Astragalus kentrophyta var. tegetarius, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Astragalus kentrophyta var. tegetarius
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus
Parent: Astragalus kentrophyta
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Astragalus kentrophyta ssp. implexus
PLANTS: Astragalus tegetarius
ICPN + PLANTS: Astragalus kentrophyta var. implexus
More information about  Astragalus kentrophyta var. tegetarius
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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 18, 2018).