CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record astragalus_lemmonii - Sat, Dec. 4, 2021, 21:38 ET b
Astragalus lemmonii
common nameLemmon's 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
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 (12):
Mount Morgan (414B) 3711846, Toms Place (433C) 3711856, Whitmore Hot Springs (434A) 3711867, Loyalton (570B) 3912062, Antelope Valley (571A) 3912063, Reconnaissance Peak (587D) 3912073, Dixie Peak (660A) 4012181, Ash Valley (675C) 4112016, Lane Reservoir (676D) 4112017, Big Swamp (677A) 4112121, Fall River Mills (678C) 4112114, Perez (712A) 4112163
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Inyo (INY), Lassen (LAS), Mono (MNO), Modoc (MOD), Plumas (PLU), Shasta (SHA), Sierra (SIE), Nevada (NV), Oregon (OR)*
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Great Basin scrub (GBScr)
•Meadows and seeps (Medws)
•Marshes and swamps (MshSw)(lake shores)
blooming period May-Aug(Sep),   Months in parentheses are uncommon.
elevation range1007 - 2200 meters
Threatened by land conversion and pipeline construction. See Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 8:627 (1873) for original description, and Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 13:1109-1111 (1964) for taxonomic treatment.
full nameAstragalus lemmonii Gray
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  ASLE6 Element Code  PDFAB0F4N0
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
Jepson Online Jepson Interchange  Jepson Manual and other resources
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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 Sat, Dec. 4, 2021 from

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