CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record astragalus_argophyllus_var._argophyllus - Tue, Dec. 7, 2021, 00:38 ET b
Astragalus argophyllus var. argophyllus
common namesilver-leaved milk-vetch
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life formperennial herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 2B.2
LIST 2B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California, but more common elsewhere.
     0.2: Fairly endangered in California
state rank
S2      ranking system key
global rank
G5T4      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (5):
Laws (413A) 3711843, Fish Slough (413B) 3711844, Rovana (414A) 3711845, Chidago Canyon (432C) 3711854, Cherry Mountain (638D) 4012051
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Inyo (INY), Lassen (LAS), Mono (MNO), Arizona (AZ), Idaho (ID), Montana (MT), Nevada (NV), Utah (UT), Wyoming (WY)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Meadows and seeps (Medws)
•Playas (Plyas)/alkaline or saline
blooming period May-Jul  
elevation range1240 - 2350 meters
Threatened by grazing and trampling; BLM will fence both LAS Co. occurrences. See Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 13:626-628 (1964) for revised nomenclature.
full nameAstragalus argophyllus T. & G. var. argophyllus
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Additional information:
standard acronym  ASARA Element Code  PDFAB0F0S1
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2018. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-18mar). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Tue, Dec. 7, 2021 from

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