Taxon  Report   928    
Astragalus pycnostachyus  A. Gray  var. pycnostachyus 
Marsh milk vetch,  Marsh milkvetch
Astragalus pycnostachyus var. pycnostachyus
© 2009 Neal Kramer
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Astragalus pycnostachyus var. pycnostachyus
© 2015 Jill Grant
Astragalus pycnostachyus var. pycnostachyus
© 1998 Doreen L. Smith
Astragalus pycnostachyus var. pycnostachyus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Bloom Period
Astragalus pycnostachyus var. pycnostachyus
© 2018 Ken Hickman
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Astragalus pycnostachyus var. pycnostachyus
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Commercial availability unknown.
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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 15, 2018).

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