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Cusick's Milkvetch (Astragalus sterilis)

  • Global Rank: T2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Fabaceae
  • State: ID, OR
  • Nature Serve ID: 146489
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

Where is Cusick's Milkvetch (Astragalus sterilis) located in the wild?

States & Provinces:

Cusick's Milkvetch can be found in Idaho, Oregon

Which CPC Partners conserve Cusick's Milkvetch (Astragalus sterilis)?

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.

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Taxon Astragalus sterilis
Authority Barneby
Family Fabaceae
CPC Number 12859
ITIS 25689
Duration Perennial
Common Names Sterile milk-vetch | Barren milk-vetch
Associated Scientific Names Astragalus cusickii var. sterilis | Astragalus sterilis
State Rank
State State Rank
Idaho S1
Oregon S2
Ecological Relationships


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