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Lens-pod Milkvetch (Astragalus lentiformis)

  • Global Rank: G2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Fabaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 152329
  • Lifeform: Subshrub, Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 12/05/2022

Where is Lens-pod Milkvetch (Astragalus lentiformis) located in the wild?

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Lens-pod Milkvetch can be found in California

Which CPC Partners conserve Lens-pod Milkvetch (Astragalus lentiformis)?

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

Tina Stanley
  • 12/05/2022
  • Seed Collection Orthodox Seed Banking

UC Santa Cruz Arboretum and Botanic Garden collected this species from the wild in October, 2022, and holds it in seed collection as part of the California Plant Rescue seed banking initiative.

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Taxon Astragalus lentiformis
Authority Gray ex Brewer & S. Wats.
Family Fabaceae
CPC Number 423
ITIS 25558
Duration Perennial
Common Names Lens-pod Milk-vetch
Associated Scientific Names Astragalus lentiformis
State Rank
State State Rank
California S2
Ecological Relationships


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