CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record astragalus_preussii_var._preussii - Wed, Dec. 8, 2021, 19:25 ET b
Astragalus preussii var. preussii
common namePreuss' milk-vetch
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life formperennial herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 2B.1
LIST 2B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California, but more common elsewhere.
     0.1: Seriously endangered in California
state rank
S1      ranking system key
global rank
G4T4      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (8):
Mesquite Lake (249A) 3511565, Mesquite Mountains (249B) 3511566, West Of Shenandoah Peak (273C) 3511576, Shenandoah Peak (273D) 3511575, Calvada Springs (274B) 3511588, Mound Spring (297C) 3611518, Sixmile Spring (298A) 3611621, Nopah Peak (298D) 3611611
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Inyo (INY), San Bernardino (SBD), Arizona (AZ), Nevada (NV), Utah (UT)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Chenopod scrub (ChScr)
•Mojavean desert scrub (MDScr)/clay
blooming period Apr-Jun  
elevation range750 - 805 meters
Threatened by solar energy development, vehicles, and non-native plants. Field work needed. See Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 6:222 (1864) for original description, and Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 13:575-576 (1964) for taxonomic treatment.
full nameAstragalus preussii Gray var. preussii
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Additional information:
standard acronym  ASPRP3 Element Code  PDFAB0F722
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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