CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record astragalus_pulsiferae_var._pulsiferae - Tue, Nov. 30, 2021 04:53 ET c
Astragalus pulsiferae var. pulsiferae
common namePulsifer'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
G4T2      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (9):
Constantia (586A) 3912081, Frenchman Lake (586B) 3912082, Chilcoot (586C) 3912072, Beckwourth Pass (586D) 3912071, Reconnaissance Peak (587D) 3912073, Genesee Valley (604C) 4012016, Taylorsville (605D) 4012017, Shaffer Mountain (621A) 4012043, Susanville (622B) 4012046
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Lassen (LAS), Plumas (PLU), Sierra (SIE)?, Nevada (NV)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Great Basin scrub (GBScr)
•Lower montane coniferous forest (LCFrs)
•Pinyon and juniper woodland (PJWld)/usually granitic, sandy or rocky
blooming period May-Aug(Sep),   Months in parentheses are uncommon.
elevation range1300 - 1800 meters
Need quads for SIE Co. Threatened by grazing and development. Considered critically imperiled in NV. See Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 10:69 (1874) for original description, and Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 13:970-972 (1964) and Rhodora 104(919):271-279 (2002) for taxonomic treatment.
full nameAstragalus pulsiferae Gray var. pulsiferae
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Additional information:
standard acronym  ASPUP5 Element Code  PDFAB0F783
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 Tue, Nov. 30, 2021 from

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