Taxon  Report   942    
Astragalus tephrodes  A. Gray  var. brachylobus  (A. Gray) Barneby
Ashen milk vetch,  Ashen milkvetch
Astragalus tephrodes var. brachylobus, 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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Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus
Parent: Astragalus tephrodes

Communities: Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Astragalus arrectus
PLANTS: Astragalus arrectus var. pephragmenus
Astragalus tephrodes var. remulcus
More information about  Astragalus tephrodes var. brachylobus

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2021).