Taxon  Report   866    
Astragalus lentiginosus  Douglas  var. kernensis  (Jeps.) Barneby
Kern plateau milk vetch,  Kern plateau milkvetch
Astragalus lentiginosus var. kernensis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, Nevada.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Wetlands: Occurs in non wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Communities: Subalpine Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Astragalus lentiginosus var. charlestonensis
ICPN: Astragalus kernensis
More information about  Astragalus lentiginosus var. kernensis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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: Feb 15, 2019).