CPC Plant Profile: Napa Milkvetch
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Napa Milkvetch (Astragalus clarianus)

Description
  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: Federally Endangered
  • Family: Fabaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 146245
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 10/26/2021

annual herb

Participating Institutions
Updates
  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden holds 4 accessions of Astragalus claranus in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 1969 seeds of this species in their collection - although some may have been used for curation testing or sent to back up.

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Nomenclature
Taxon Astragalus clarianus
Authority Jepson
Family Fabaceae
CPC Number 384
ITIS 820299
USDA
Common Names Clara Hunt's milkvetch | Napa Milk-vetch
Associated Scientific Names Astragalus clarianus
Distribution
State Rank
State State Rank
California S1
Habitat

Ecological Relationships

Pollinators
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