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Nuttall's Milkvetch (Astragalus nuttallii var. virgatus)

  • Global Rank: T1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Fabaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 143591
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 10/13/2022

Where is Nuttall's Milkvetch (Astragalus nuttallii var. virgatus) located in the wild?

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Nuttall's Milkvetch can be found in California

Which CPC Partners conserve Nuttall's Milkvetch (Astragalus nuttallii var. virgatus)?

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Conservation Actions

  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden holds 1 accessions of Astragalus nuttallii var. virgatus in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 1282 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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Taxon Astragalus nuttallii var. virgatus
Family Fabaceae
CPC Number 46724
Duration Perennial
Common Names Nuttall's Milkvetch
Associated Scientific Names Astragalus nuttallii var. virgatus
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