Taxon  Report   869    
Astragalus lentiginosus  Douglas  var. nigricalycis  M. E. Jones
Black hair milk vetch,  Freckled milkvetch
Astragalus lentiginosus var. nigricalycis
© 2005 Steve Matson
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Astragalus lentiginosus var. nigricalycis
© 2013 Aaron Schusteff
Astragalus lentiginosus var. nigricalycis
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Astragalus lentiginosus var. nigricalycis, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is native to California.

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Astragalus lentiginosus var. nigricalycis
© 2005 Steve Matson
Wetlands: Occurs in non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

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PLANTS: Astragalus nigricalycis
More information about  Astragalus lentiginosus var. nigricalycis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 22, 2019).