Calflora
Taxon  Report   902    
Astragalus oophorus  S. Watson  var. lavinii  Barneby
Lavin's milk vetch,  Lavin's milkvetch
Astragalus oophorus var. lavinii
© 2010 Steve Matson
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Astragalus oophorus var. lavinii
© 2010 Steve Matson
Astragalus oophorus var. lavinii
© 2010 Steve Matson
Astragalus oophorus var. lavinii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, Nevada.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Astragalus oophorus var. lavinii
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus
Parent: Astragalus oophorus
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Astragalus oophorous var. lavinii
More information about  Astragalus oophorus var. lavinii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (ASOOL3)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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 13, 2018).

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