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Black Milkvetch (Astragalus funereus)

  • Global Rank: G2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Fabaceae
  • State: CA, NV
  • Nature Serve ID: 155929
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 02/27/2023

Where is Black Milkvetch (Astragalus funereus) located in the wild?

States & Provinces:

Black Milkvetch can be found in California, Nevada

Which CPC Partners conserve Black Milkvetch (Astragalus funereus)?

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

Katie Heineman
  • 02/28/2023
  • Seed Collection Orthodox Seed Banking

California Botanic Garden made a conservation seed collection on BLM land in Nevada.

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Taxon Astragalus funereus
Authority M.E. Jones
Family Fabaceae
CPC Number 406
ITIS 25519
Duration Perennial
Common Names Black Milk-vetch | Black Wooly Pod
Associated Scientific Names Astragalus funereus
State Rank
State State Rank
California S2
Nevada S2
Ecological Relationships


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