Taxon  Report   903    
Astragalus oophorus  S. Watson  var. oophorus 
Bladder milk vetch,  Egg milkvetch
Astragalus oophorus var. oophorus
© 2012 Dana York
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Astragalus oophorus var. oophorus
© 2012 Steve Matson
Astragalus oophorus var. oophorus
© 2008 Steve Matson
Astragalus oophorus var. oophorus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Astragalus oophorus var. oophorus
© 2012 Steve Matson
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus
Parent: Astragalus oophorus
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Astragalus oophorous var. oophorous
ICPN: Phaca jucunda
More information about  Astragalus oophorus var. oophorus
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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 16, 2018).