CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record astragalus_nuttallii_var._nuttallii - Wed, Dec. 1, 2021, 01:41 ET b
Astragalus nuttallii var. nuttallii
common nameocean bluff milk-vetch
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life formperennial herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 4.2
LIST 4: Limited distribution (Watch List).
     0.2: Fairly endangered in California
state rank
S4      ranking system key
global rank
G4T4      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Counties, states, regions:
Alameda (ALA)*, Monterey (MNT), Marin (MRN), Santa Barbara (SBA), San Francisco (SFO)*, San Luis Obispo (SLO), San Mateo (SMT)
  • Pending additional quad-level data, only county data are being provided for List 4 plants.
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Coastal bluff scrub (CBScr)
•Coastal dunes (CoDns)
blooming period Jan-Nov  
elevation range3 - 120 meters
Possibly threatened by foot traffic and road maintenance. See Leaflets of Western Botany 5(6):107 (1948) for revised nomenclature.
full nameAstragalus nuttallii (T. & G.) J.T. Howell var. nuttallii
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  ASNUN2 Element Code  PDFAB0F641
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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