CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record astragalus_bernardinus - Wed, Dec. 1, 2021, 19:53 ET b
Astragalus bernardinus
common nameSan Bernardino milk-vetch
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life formperennial herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.2
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.2: Fairly endangered in California
state rank
S3      ranking system key
global rank
G3     G3: 21-80 occurrences or 3,000-10,000 individuals OR 10,000-50,000 acres
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (22):
Cottonwood Spring (063A) 3311567, Mortmar (063C) 3311558, Conejo Well (079C) 3311576, Porcupine Wash (080D) 3311577, Malapai Hill (081A) 3311681, Keys View (081B) 3311682, Rockhouse Canyon (081D) 3311671, East Deception Canyon (082A) 3311683, Indian Cove (102C) 3411612, Queen Mountain (102D) 3411611, Yucca Valley North (103B) 3411624, Joshua Tree South (103D) 3411613, Rimrock (104A) 3411625, Onyx Peak (104B) 3411626, Rattlesnake Canyon (130C) 3411636, Bighorn Canyon (130D) 3411635, Big Bear City (131D) 3411637, Mid Hills (200B) 3511524, Castle Peaks (224C) 3511532, Mineral Hill (225B) 3511544, Mescal Range (226A) 3511545, Clark Mountain (249D) 3511555
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Riverside (RIV), San Bernardino (SBD)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Joshua tree "woodland" (JTWld)
•Pinyon and juniper woodland (PJWld)/Often granitic or carbonate
blooming period Apr-Jun  
elevation range900 - 2000 meters
Historic report from the Charleston Mtns. of NV lacks documentation. Potentially threatened by mining, development, grazing, and recreational activities.
full nameAstragalus bernardinus M.E. Jones
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Additional information:
standard acronym  ASBE4 Element Code  PDFAB0F190
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
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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 Wed, Dec. 1, 2021 from

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