Taxon  Report   947    
Astragalus trichopodus  (Nutt.) A. Gray  var. lonchus  (M. E. Jones) Barneby
Santa barbara milk vetch,  Santa barbara milkvetch, Southern california milkvetch
Astragalus trichopodus var. lonchus
© 2015 Keir Morse
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Astragalus trichopodus var. lonchus
© 2008 Gary A. Monroe
Astragalus trichopodus var. lonchus
© 2015 Keir Morse
Astragalus trichopodus var. lonchus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Astragalus trichopodus var. lonchus
© 2013 Clint Scheuerman
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Astragalus
Parent: Astragalus trichopodus
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Coastal Strand

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Astragalus leucopsis
PLANTS: Astragalus trichopodus ssp. leucopsis
More information about  Astragalus trichopodus var. lonchus
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This plant is available commercially.
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).