Taxon  Report   901    
Astragalus oophorus  S. Watson
Bladder milk vetch,  Egg milkvetch
Astragalus oophorus
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe
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Astragalus oophorus
© 2010 Steve Matson
Astragalus oophorus
© 2010 Steve Matson
Astragalus oophorus, 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 oophorus
© 2010 Steve Matson
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Astragalus oophorous
More information about  Astragalus oophorus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Dec 16, 2018).