CPC Plant Profile: Half-ring Pod Milkvetch
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Half-ring Pod Milkvetch (Astragalus mohavensis var. hemigyrus)

Description
  • Global Rank: T2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Fabaceae
  • State: CA, NV
  • Nature Serve ID: 139166
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 12/15/2020

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Updates
  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden holds 2 accessions of Astragalus mohavensis var. hemigyrus in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 1982 seeds of this species in their collection - although some may have been used for curation testing or sent to back up.

  • 08/05/2020
  • Seed Collection

Based on an August 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden has collected 2 seed accessions of Astragalus mohavensis var. hemigyrus from 2 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 67 maternal plants

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Nomenclature
Taxon Astragalus mohavensis var. hemigyrus
Authority (Clokey) Barneby
Family Fabaceae
CPC Number 445
ITIS 192635
USDA
Common Names Darwin Mesa Milk-vetch | Half-ring Pod Milk-vetch
Associated Scientific Names Astragalus mohavensis var. hemigyrus
Distribution
State Rank
State State Rank
California S1
Nevada S2S3
Habitat

Ecological Relationships

Pollinators
Common Name Name in Text Association Type Source InteractionID
Reintroduction
Lead Institution State Reintroduction Type Year of First Outplanting

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