CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record astragalus_funereus - Wed, Dec. 8, 2021, 05:40 ET b
Astragalus funereus
common nameblack milk-vetch
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Susan Cochrane © 1978 CNPS   Follow image link for photo data.
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
S2      ranking system key
global rank
G2     G2: 6-20 occurrences OR 1,000-3,000 individuals OR 2,000-10,000 acres
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (7):
Emigrant Pass (325C) 3611732, Wildrose Peak (325D) 3611731, The Dunes (326B) 3611744, Wahguyhe Peak (368A) 3611781, Fall Canyon (368C) 3611772, Thimble Peak (368D) 3611771, White Top Mountain (369C) 3611774
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Inyo (INY), Nevada (NV)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Mojavean desert scrub (MDScr)(sometimes carbonate, gravelly, clay, or rocky)
blooming period Mar-May  
elevation range1280 - 2100 meters
Known in CA from only five occurrences. On watch list in NV. See Contributions to Western Botany 12:11-12 (1908) for original description, and Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 13:686-688 (1964) for taxonomic treatment.
full nameAstragalus funereus Jones
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  ASFU3 Element Code  PDFAB0F3K0
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. 8, 2021 from

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