CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record astragalus_lentiginosus_var._sesquimetralis - Wed, Dec. 8, 2021, 04:12 ET b
Astragalus lentiginosus var. sesquimetralis
common nameSodaville milk-vetch
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life formperennial herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.1
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.1: Seriously endangered in California
state rank
S1      ranking system key
global rank
G5T1      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingEndangered  09/79
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (1):
Sand Spring (390A) 3711725
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•Meadows and seeps (Medws)(alkaline)
blooming period Apr-Jul  
elevation range955 - 975 meters
Known in CA from only one occurrence at Sand Spring, in Death Valley NP. Only two occurrences known in NV, both on private land. Most of CA occurrence protected by new fencing erected by BLM in 1996; unfenced portion still threatened by trampling and vehicles. State-listed as Critically Endangered in NV. See North American Flora 24:414 (1929) for original description, and Brittonia 29:376-381 (1977) for discussion of CA occurrence.
full nameAstragalus lentiginosus Hook. var. sesquimetralis (Rydb.) Barneby
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Additional information:
standard acronym  ASLES4 Element Code  PDFAB0FB9K
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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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