CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record astragalus_lentiginosus_var._micans - Wed, Dec. 8, 2021, 14:55 ET b
Astragalus lentiginosus var. micans
common nameshining 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
S1      ranking system key
global rank
G5T1      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (5):
The Dunes (326B) 3611744, Panamint Springs (326C) 3611734, Last Chance Range SW (390C) 3711716, East Of Joshua Flats (391A) 3711727, East Of Waucoba Spring (391D) 3711717
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Counties, states, regions:
Inyo (INY)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Desert dunes (DeDns)
blooming period Mar-Jun  
elevation range770 - 1175 meters
Known only from dunes in Eureka and Panamint Valleys, within Death Valley NP. Habitat previously degraded by vehicle traffic; populations recovering well, but still threatened by vehicle trespass, foot traffic, and recreation, and possibly by non-native Russian thistle. Recovery plan has been completed by BLM. See Leaflets of Western Botany 8(1):22 (1956) for original description, Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 13:952-953 (1964) for taxonomic treatment, and Biological Conservation 46:217-242 (1988) for population biology.
full nameAstragalus lentiginosus Hook. var. micans Barneby
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Additional information:
standard acronym  ASLEM3 Element Code  PDFAB0FB9C
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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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