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Blue Mountain Milkvetch (Astragalus tegetarioides)

  • Global Rank: G3 - Vulnerable
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Fabaceae
  • State:
  • Nature Serve ID: 132582
  • Lifeform: Subshrub, Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 08/17/2021

Where is Blue Mountain Milkvetch (Astragalus tegetarioides) located in the wild?

Which CPC Partners conserve Blue Mountain Milkvetch (Astragalus tegetarioides)?

CPC's Plant Sponsorship Program provides long term stewardship of rare plants in our National Collection. We are so grateful for all our donors who have made the Plant Sponsorship Program so successful. We are in the process of acknowledging all our wonderful plant sponsorship donors on our website. This is a work in progress and will be updated regularly.

Conservation Actions

Center for Plant Conservation
  • 08/17/2021

In 2021, CPC contracted the Rae Selling Berry Seed Bank and Plant Conservation Program to recollect seed from a population currently held in long term orthodox seed storage as part of an IMLS-funded seed longevity experiment. The National Laboratory for Genetic Resources Preservation will evaluate how germination tested viability and RNA Integrity of seed lots decline over time in storage.

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Taxon Astragalus tegetarioides
Authority M.E. Jones
Family Fabaceae
CPC Number 449601
ITIS 25695
Duration Perennial
Common Names bastard milkvetch
Associated Scientific Names Astragalus tegetarioides
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