CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record astragalus_sabulonum - Sun, Dec. 5, 2021, 06:05 ET b
Astragalus sabulonum
common namegravel milk-vetch
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life formannual/perennial herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 2B.2
LIST 2B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California, but more common elsewhere.
     0.2: Fairly endangered in California
state rank
S2      ranking system key
global rank
G4G5      ranking system key
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (18):
Calexico (004B) 3211564, Mount Signal (005B) 3211566, Yuha Basin (006A) 3211567, Niland (029A) 3311525, Kane Spring NE (030A) 3311527, Harpers Well (030C) 3311518, Kane Spring (030D) 3311517, Clark Lake (047D) 3311633, Hopkins Well (059C) 3311458, Roosevelt Mine (059D) 3311457, Mortmar (063C) 3311558, Indio (064B) 3311662, Mecca (064D)* 3311651, Stump Spring NV (274A) 3511587, Calvada Springs (274B) 3511588, Mound Spring (297C) 3611518, The Dunes (326B) 3611744, Last Chance Range SW (390C) 3711716
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Counties, states, regions:
Imperial (IMP), Inyo (INY), Riverside (RIV), San Diego (SDG), Arizona (AZ), New Mexico (NM), Nevada (NV), Sonora - Mexico (SO), Utah (UT)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Desert dunes (DeDns)
•Mojavean desert scrub (MDScr)
•Sonoran desert scrub (SDScr)/Usually sandy, sometimes gravelly. Flats, washes, and roadsides
blooming period Feb-Jun  
elevation range-60 - 930 meters
Threatened by solar energy development. Possibly threatened by vehicles, recreational activities, and non-native plants. See Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 13:361-374 (1878) for original description.
full nameAstragalus sabulonum A. Gray
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Additional information:
standard acronym  ASSA2 Element Code  PDFAB0F7R0
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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 Sun, Dec. 5, 2021 from

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