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Providence Mountain Milkvetch (Astragalus nutans)

  • Global Rank: G3 - Vulnerable
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Fabaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 156186
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 12/15/2020

Where is Providence Mountain Milkvetch (Astragalus nutans) located in the wild?

States & Provinces:

Providence Mountain Milkvetch can be found in California

Which CPC Partners conserve Providence Mountain Milkvetch (Astragalus nutans)?

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

  • 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 nutans in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 2336 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 1 seed accessions of Astragalus nutans from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 30 maternal plants

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Taxon Astragalus nutans
Authority M.E. Jones
Family Fabaceae
CPC Number 8632
ITIS 25606
Duration Annual, Perennial
Common Names
Associated Scientific Names Astragalus nutans
State Rank
State State Rank
California S3
Ecological Relationships


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