CPC Plant Profile: Hevron Milkvetch
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Hevron Milkvetch (Astragalus cremnophylax var. hevronii)

  • Global Rank: T1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Fabaceae
  • State: AZ
  • Nature Serve ID: 154137
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 06/25/2021

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Katie Heineman
  • 06/25/2021
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

The Arboretum at Flagstaff holds at least three long term conservation seed collections of this species from Marble Canyon in Coconino National Forest. The Arb staff plans to recollect seed from these populations originally collected in the year 2000 as part of CPC's IMLS funded seed longevity project to evaluate how the germination rates and RNA integrity of this species endures in long term seed storage. 

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Taxon Astragalus cremnophylax var. hevronii
Authority Barneby
Family Fabaceae
CPC Number 47468
ITIS 566194
Common Names Hevron\'s sentry milkvetch | Sentry milkvetch
Associated Scientific Names Astragalus cremnophylax var. hevronii
State Rank
State State Rank
Arizona S1

Ecological Relationships

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

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